• Ein Projekt zur Identifizierung und Kategorisierung von Phänomenen urbaner Dynamiken.

The Mosquito Killer Billboard

Thema: The project that attracts and kills the mosquito which causes Zika and Dengue. Beschreibung: The World Health Organization (WHO) recently stated that the Zika virus is a global emergency. According to the organization, the virus is a global public health emergency and requires an urgent answer. To try to solve this problem, we introduce … Weiterlesen

Babcock Ranch

Thema: A different approach to Town Making. Beschreibung: Babcock Ranch is an eco-centric new town embedded in nature and powered by the sun, by innovation, and by the great outdoors. It is a place to live with purpose, passion, and energy, a place that inspires individuals and families to create their futures in their own … Weiterlesen

Empower Shack

Thema: Comprehensive and sustainable informal settlement upgrading. Beschreibung: While South Africa is usually seen as a source of stability and prosperity in its region, approximately 7.5 million people live in informal settlements and the country faces an overall housing shortage of 2.5 million units. Arising from this context, Empower Shack is an interdisciplinary development project. … Weiterlesen

Chatty Maps

Thema: Urban sound. Beschreibung: Urban sound has a huge influence over how we perceive places. Yet, city planning is concerned mainly with noise, simply because annoying sounds come to the attention of city officials in the form of complaints, while general urban sounds cannot be easily captured at city scale. To capture both unpleasant and … Weiterlesen

SWALE

Thema: A floating food forest. Beschreibung: Swale, a collaborative floating food project, is dedicated to rethinking and challenging New York City’s connection to our environment. Built on a 50-foot diameter floating platform and constructed from shipping containers from the Port of NY/NJ, Swale contains a gangway entrance, walkways, and an edible forest garden. Functioning as … Weiterlesen

Prismatic_NYC

Thema: A beautiful combination of art and data. Beschreibung: Prismatic_nyc is a kinetic sculpture. It adapts real-time data into a physical visualization – bringing the fluctuations and flow of the outside world, inside. Using information gathered from Google Earth, Prismatic performs a sequence at sunrise. The colors pull from external images of New York’s sky … Weiterlesen

Design Museum Dharavi

Thema: An innovative, nomadic cultural space. Beschreibung: One of Asia’s largest ‘slums’, Dharavi is an informal settlement located right in the centre of Mumbai, India. A majority of homes in areas notified as “slums” by the government are built in bricks, steel and cement, by experienced teams of contractors, masons, plumbers, electricians and carpenters. One … Weiterlesen

New York Compost Box Project

Thema: Composting made easy for New Yorkers on the go. Beschreibung: City dwellers looking to dispose of organic material while keeping their communities green will have another way to pitch in amid the changing media landscape. Those ubiquitous newspaper boxes that have lain dormant with the rise of the web have found new life – … Weiterlesen

The Wabash Lights

Thema: Putting the Public in Public Art. Beschreibung: The Wabash Lights is a site-specific light installation on the underside of the Wabash Avenue elevated train tracks in Chicago’s loop. This proposed work of public art will incorporate over 5,000 programmable LED light tubes to transform an iconic piece of Chicago infrastructure into a canvas for … Weiterlesen

Taxi Fabric

Thema: A unique platform for designers in Mumbai. Beschreibung: Taxis in India, particularly in Mumbai, are not only the most convenient form of transport but have also become an iconic piece of culture. Although much attention is given to each taxi by its driver – to make it stand out from his competitors – very … Weiterlesen