City dwellers pine for attractive and usable spaces; city planners are beginning to take note.
We visit the places where poetic verses are daubed on streets, statues of dogs add a dose of
whimsy and ‘playable pavements’ allow children to let off steam.
Far away from the splendours of Vienna’s historic city centre lies a stupendous piece of architecture. It’s all concrete and glass, and it would be a perfect example of brutalist architecture were it not more of a sculpture than a building.