Know Your Village
In our search for the city within the city, we take the tram to the Entertainment Centre and then walk to Port Adelaide. What we found reveals the gold already there, and the potential to do more.
Sorry, no fashion here. Instead we explore the stories behind what we wear. This month, we uncover the hand-stitched garments of a bygone era.
How we’d do it
We daydream of our ultimate eatery – where the fish is fresh, the power is solar, and the proprietor: jovial.
Cover essay: No time like the present
History often records the great blunders and terrible evils perpetrated by humans. Instead, Farrin Foster thought she’d look at the now-quiet junctures when people seized the moment and changed the world for the better.
Mmm food: Christmas lunch
People often feel guilty about overeating during the holidays, but Søren Kristensen says that overeating is okay – as long as it doesn’t come out of a packet.
Smart Cities: Welcome to the future
The ideal city is small, energy efficient, and highly interactive. Steffen Lehmann introduces us to the idea of what a sustainable city looks like.
Know your village New York’s Wall Street is notorious as the scene of the 9/11 attacks, the birthplace of the Occupy movement and the address of Gordon Gecko, but more and more people are choosing to live there. Threads - Photo essay Japan has mastered the bike like no...
Know your village In South Australia’s far north is Roxby Downs – the town that mining built. Thrown into uncertainty after a billion dollar expansion of nearby Olympic Dam mine was cancelled, the town will pull through this time, but certainly has a limited life span. Threads - Photo essay...
Know your village Just down the road from the famous Silicon Valley, San Francisco’s Mission District is bursting with life and entrepreneurship of a very human kind. Threads - Photo essay Scientists head to work everyday and tackle the big questions of life, the universe and everything in surreal surroundings....