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

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

NYC Street Trees by Species

Thema: Map of all New York City’s 592,130 Trees. Beschreibung: One can explore the map in two ways: by using the tooltips and zoom function to identify particular trees, or by using the filter option to see the distribution of each species. The option of disabling the base map for a starker, more abstract view … 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

Rainworks!

Thema: Rain-activated positive messages and art. Beschreibung: Rainworks are positive messages and art that appear when it rains. Their purpose: To make people smile on rainy days. We make rainworks to give people a reason to look forward to rainy days! It’s going to rain anyway. Why not do something fun with it? Each rainwork … Weiterlesen

On Broadway

Thema: A new visual metaphor for thinking about the city: a vertical stack of image and data layers. Beschreibung: The interactive installation On Broadway represents life in the 21st century city through a compilation of images and data collected along the 13 miles of Broadway that span Manhattan. The result is a new type of … 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