Outstanding Landscape of Affordances

Thema: A vision of the workplace where the chair and the table are no longer the starting point. Beschreibung: Outstanding Landscape of Affordances shows how our offices could invite a more active and healthy life style. RAAAF | Barbara Visser presented an animation of a futuristic landscape of possibilities for working while standing up, a … Weiterlesen

CenturyCamera

Thema: An intergenerational surveillance program. Beschreibung: The city of Berlin, currently undergoing the biggest real estate boom since German reunification, has been chosen to pilot a global initiative monitoring urban development and decay over the next century. Instigated by experimental philosopher Jonathon Keats in cooperation with the Berlin-based team titanic gallery, the unauthorized surveillance program … Weiterlesen

Urban Engines

Thema: Making urban living better. Beschreibung: Urban Engines reduces congestion by combining insights and incentives to ease the time and stress of daily commutes. With patent pending technology grounded in spatial analytics and behavioral economics theory, Urban Engines powers the essential systems — like transportation — at the heart of every city. Their software and … Weiterlesen

Bostonography

Thema: A site for interesting visual representations of life and land in Greater Boston. Beschreibung: The aim is to inspire the many brilliant and creative people around here to turn their talents toward their city. As a showcase of such efforts large and small, perhaps Bostonography can do its tiny part to help people better … Weiterlesen

Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden

Thema: A museum without walls. Beschreibung: The Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden encompasses several galleries. Each are designed to be age-specific but not age-restrictive, so all ages are welcome in every area of the garden. Over 150 interactive exhibits are in place, including a 500-linear-foot trail, adventure bridge, 30-foot tree snag, canopy walk, 9,100-square-foot indoor … Weiterlesen

The Architectural League NY

Thema: A cultural nonprofit with the mission to advance the art of architecture. Beschreibung: The League carries out its mission by promoting excellence and innovation, and by fostering community and discussion in an independent forum for creative and intellectual work in architecture, urbanism, and related disciplines. We present the work and ideas of the world’s … Weiterlesen

REVOLVE Detroit – Retail Evolution

Thema: Transforming neighborhoods into vibrant retail districts, revolutionizing the retail recruitment process, creating venues for new business ventures, re-imaging neighborhoods through creative expression. Beschreibung: REVOLVE Detroit is a collaborative program of the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation that partners with community leaders, building owners, entrepreneurs, and artists to activate vacant storefronts with transformational businesses and art … Weiterlesen

Infecting the City

Thema: Public Arts Festival Beschreibung: Infecting the City places exciting new public art in unexpected spaces in the middle of the City that challenges Cape Town’s idea of art, itself and its streets. The Festival is designed as a series of routes through the City. Each day has either one or two routes in the … Weiterlesen

Open House Worldwide

Thema: ‚Open House‘ is a simple but powerful concept: showcasing outstanding architecture for all to experience, completely for free. Beschreibung: Open House initiatives invite everyone to explore and understand the value of a well-designed built environment. Ort: Worldwide Web und Text-/Bildquelle: http://www.openhouseworldwide.org

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