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

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

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

Dupont Underground

Thema: Revitalization of an abandoned trolley station for presenting, producing, and promoting cutting-edge arts, architecture, design, and creative endeavors. Beschreibung: The vision is to establish a cultural destination in the USA’s capital that partners with emerging voices in contemporary arts and architecture; encourages public participation, education, and engagement; and leverages development of the Dupont Underground … Weiterlesen

The Bike Project

Thema: Bikes to help London’s refugees get around. Beschreibung: Transport in London can be expensive. This is especially true for a refugee going through the asylum process. Having fled persecution and atrocity in their country of origin, they are forced to live on a mere £36 a week in benefits, and prevented from finding employment. … Weiterlesen

Moving Kiruna

Thema: An entire Swedish city is getting moved. Beschreibung: The city of Kiruna has to move. A vast body of iron ore is being extracted at Kirunavaara on the western border of the city, causing deformation and subsidence effects which will soon reach the city centre. The city of Kiruna, in the north of Sweden … Weiterlesen

The Haven Project

Thema: A transformative community plan to design, build and fund a new network of connected open spaces that will improve quality of life and deliver measurable benefits for South Bronx residents. Beschreibung: This new vision was designed with the community, health partners, researchers, and designers to promote physical activity, pedestrian safety, combat climate change, and … Weiterlesen