Blueprint is a weekly rummage through the essential cultural ingredients - design, food, travel, gardens, fashion - for a good life.
Lost and Found - South Auckland
Take a trip to South Auckland, a city within a city; it's geographical lines drawn by greater Auckland's collective imaginary (allowing a glimpse of how one might come to understand race relations in New Zealand).
A proposed walkable urban landscape shows how architecture and landscape design can improve urban climate and make our cities sustainable into the future.
Eating with my mouth open
Sam van Zweden on food writing, food memories, the problem with wellness culture and the pleasures of eating.
Understanding a global fire crisis
How land use change might help us make sense of recent global fire crises from California to Siberia, Brazil to Australia.
Lost and Found — Rome (in poetry)
A journey through the ancient Italian capital - from the Spanish Steps to the Villa Sciarra - through the eyes of the poets.
Iconic designs: The Jet d'Eau
So simple it's almost laughable – a single jet of water shooting upwards out of a lake, as though a giant whale has got stuck on pause.