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

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

Life is on a new high

Thema: Urban Observation. Beschreibung: The project aims to address the issue of the changing landscape and unregulated construction in the financial capital of India, Mumbai. The city is undergoing a massive construction boom, with more than 15 supertalls, hundreds of skyscrapers and thousands of high-rise buildings under construction. Currently Mumbai is home to the largest … Weiterlesen

Make Way for People

Thema: The Department of Transportation’s Make Way for People initiative aims to create public spaces that cultivate community and culture in Chicago’s neighborhoods through placemaking. Beschreibung: Make Way for People supports innovation in the public way by opening Chicago’s streets, parking spots, plazas and alleys to new programming and market opportunities via public and private … Weiterlesen

Berlin Film Society

Thema: The Berlin Film Society organises monthly cinematic experiences, as well as international ‚pop-up‘ film events. Beschreibung: Each month a specific theme, motif, director, or idea will be explored within the films that are screened. From Director Q&As and retrospectives, to themed culinary experiences and live music events, the Society aims to create a whole … Weiterlesen

Condominium project in metro Detroit

Thema: Detroit firm aims to use shipping containers for Midtown residences. Beschreibung: House hunters will soon be able to check out what may be the most unusual condominium project in metro Detroit — a 20-unit complex near Wayne State University built from empty shipping containers. A model unit and sales center will break ground in … Weiterlesen

Magnificent Revolution

Thema: Magnificent Revolution is a not-for-profit education project based in London. Made up of artists, musicians, designers, ecologists, and engineers, Magnificent Revolution has flourished into a cross-disciplinary organisation working in education, ecology, engineering, design, art, music and film. Beschreibung: Magnificent Revolution is aimed at helping people understand their energy use, its links with power  production and … Weiterlesen

Twenty Something London

Thema: A recommendations website that wants to support independent businesses and ‘Do Something Different’. Beschreibung: Quality recommendations on anything and everything in London in effort to be a useful aide to young-spirited Londoners are provided. Following the lines of ‘if you don’t have something nice to say, don’t say it’ they only write about things … Weiterlesen