Contributor: Paul van Herk

Paul van Herk is a practising architect and urban designer based in Melbourne. He teaches architectural history and design at RMIT University, and was a researcher at Strelka Institute, Moscow in 2018.


The Eight Hour Commute

For some, life is a constant imbalance of commute and labor, often with no end in sight. Commuting these days is a means to an end and shortening the time it takes, a drive towards optimal productivity. From Elon Musk’s ‘hyperloop’, claiming to carry passengers in 29 minutes from New York to Washington, or closer […]