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

Cykelslangen

Thema: An elevated harbour ramp that speeds cyclists over an area that’s usually crowded with pedestrians. Beschreibung: The long ramp will separate completely cyclists from pedestrians. The cyclists will pass quickly and efficiently through the area, while experiencing a unique and exciting view. Finally, the elevated road will allow pedestrians the use of the entire … Weiterlesen

Play Streets Program

Thema: An established municipal program taking care of health issues. Beschreibung: Play Streets allows communities to open up their streets to pedestrians for play on a recurrent basis. It is a quick and low-cost way to create active play space and is a health measure that directly targets NYC’s most important at-risk population – children. … Weiterlesen

T-Dot Renaissance

Thema: T-Dot Renaissance showcases Toronto’s brilliant, young multi-disciplinary artists of colour. Beschreibung: T-Dot Renaissance represents a group of emerging and interdisciplinary artists, working and rooted in Toronto. Emerging from the successful staging of Amanda Parris’ theatrical production, 32C, this group of artists became inspired to further collaborate, by putting together interactive and interdisciplinary installations which … Weiterlesen

Hacking Urban Spaces: Urban Wild Furniture

Thema: Inspired by the hacker culture, Florian Riviere reinvests and diverts public space to allow citizens to reclaim their environment. His interventions, located between urban design „Do It Yourself“ and upcycling (upgrading waste), have the particularity to be spontaneous and raw, exclusively made with objects found in the street, and always with humor. Games, furnishings, traps, … Weiterlesen