Cities are alive.
They have an energy.
They move. They breathe.
They have a pulse.
There is a pace to every city.
Every city has a beat.
You find it in the cycling traffic lights and the pedestrian’s stride.
You hear it in the industrial rumble of idle trucks and hydraulic buses.
You measure it in wind shifts and rush hours.
You play along, reading city blocks and subway stops like sheet music.
The city keeps time and the tempo is perpetual.
It may accelerate or slow with the street lights’ humming glow, but it never stops.
Cities never sleep. (more…)