On the Grid

Thema: A designer’s guide to neighborhood gems. Beschreibung: It was created by Hyperakt, a design agency based in Brooklyn. Excited by all the new places we discovered after moving to the neighborhood of Gowanus, we decided to make a simple, user-friendly guide which would allow us to share these gems with the rest of the … Weiterlesen

LinkNYC

Thema: The future of public communications. Beschreibung: LinkNYC is a first-of-its-kind communications network that will bring the fastest available municipal Wi-Fi to millions of New Yorkers and visitors. The five-borough LinkNYC network, which will be funded through advertising revenues, will be built at no cost to taxpayers and will generate more than $500 million in … Weiterlesen

West Louisville FoodPort

Thema: Urban Transformation. Beschreibung: The FoodPort project is a food-centric economic and community development engine that will create jobs for West Louisville residents, enhance the built environment and green space of surrounding disinvested neighborhoods, enable existing small businesses to grow, increase farmers’ income as they increase their market channels, enable new food businesses to take … Weiterlesen

CityShelf NYC

Thema: Go local for books! The CityShelf app makes it easier for people to skip Amazon and buy at Indie book stores. Beschreibung: We love books. (Yes, the paper kind.) And we love supporting local bookstores! But tracking down a specific book can be a hassle. CityShelf makes it easy to browse your nearby bookstores … Weiterlesen

Orange Sky Laundry

Thema: Australia’s first mobile laundry for the homeless. Beschreibung: We are Australia’s first mobile laundry service providing homeless people with access to free washing/drying facilities. We are a new not-for-profit organisation run by volunteers. We want to harness the energy of the 18 – 30 year olds who are not given an easy outlet for … Weiterlesen

Dubai Trolley

Thema: The region’s first hop-on hop-off system. Beschreibung: A convenient and fun-oriented ‘hop-on hop-off’ transit system, the all-new Dubai Trolley will add tremendous value to Downtown Dubai residents and visitors by offering them an attractive and user-friendly commuting service within the world’s most prestigious square kilometre. To span a distance of 7 km, Dubai Trolley … Weiterlesen

Open House Cape Town

Thema: A New Landmark for Cape Town. Beschreibung: The Western Cape Government Public Art Competition was established this year in celebration of 20 years of democracy and to promote design. The initiative was also aimed at promoting social inclusion, as the winning structure need to be accessible to everyone. All designs were required to fit … Weiterlesen

FOODLOGICA

Thema: A logistical service designed to clean the last mile of Amsterdam’s local food system using e‑trikes. Beschreibung: FOODLOGICA links local food, consumers and businesses in Amsterdam’s city center through transport that reduces emissions, congestion and pollution. FOODLOGICA’s flexible services suit diverse clients, such as local businesses such as food shops, small-scale food producers, chefs, … Weiterlesen

Future Library

Thema: A 100-year artwork. Beschreibung: A thousand trees have been planted in Nordmarka, a forest just outside Oslo, which will supply paper for a special anthology of books to be printed in one hundred years time. Between now and then, one writer every year will contribute a text, with the writings held in trust, unpublished, … Weiterlesen

The Lawn on D

Thema: A first-of-its-kind outdoor interactive space in Boston. Beschreibung: The Lawn on D is an experimental event landscape that brings together different communities, audiences and area residents for innovative programming and events in the epicenter of the Innovation District and South Boston neighborhood. The Lawn on D is designed to encourage public engagement, foster creativity … Weiterlesen