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

Hudson Yards

Thema: America’s biggest real estate project – ever. Beschreibung: Hudson Yards is the largest private real estate development in the history of the United States and the largest development in New York City since Rockefeller Center. It is anticipated that more than 24 million people will visit Hudson Yards every year. The site will ultimately … Weiterlesen

Redesign of the Battersea Power Station

Thema: Urban conversion. Beschreibung: Battersea Power Station has been envisaged as a complete place, that offers the fullest range of experiences to the people that live, work and visit there. The masterplan re-imagines the Power Station as a logical extension of the capital. It connects the riverside walk and Battersea Park with the green spaces of the Power Station. It … Weiterlesen

Grand Street Settlement

Thema: Grand St. Settlement is a multi-service agency dedicated to providing essential programs for members of all ages in our communities. Programs include free or low-cost early childhood and day care services, enriching after-school programs, and support for adults and senior citizens. Beschreibung: Grand St. Settlement provides residents of the Lower East Side and Bushwick, … Weiterlesen

Gensler’s new sustainable tower will be the tallest in China, Shanghai

Thema: Sustainable tower houses sky gardens and wind turbines. Beschreibung: Gensler architects have announced a sustainable tower that at 632 meters will be the tallest tower in the whole of China. The spiral-shaped tower will also be high on sustainably and environmental awareness, incorporating various ecofriendly features. Ort: Shanghai, China Web und Text-/Bildquelle: Gensler’s sustainable … Weiterlesen

72 Hours Urban Action

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Thema: 72 Hour Urban Action is the world’s first real-time architecture competition, where 10 international teams have 3 days and 3 nights to design and build projects in public space in response to local needs. Beschreibung: The teams design, build, sleep and party on site to generate interventions in public space within an extreme deadline, … Weiterlesen


Thema: Urban Revitalization Beschreibung: Gap Filler is a creative urban regeneration initiative started in response to the September 4, 2010 Canterbury earthquake, and revised and expanded in light of the more destructive February 22, 2011 quake. It is now administered by the Gap Filler Charitable Trust. Gap Filler aims to temporarily activate vacant sites within … Weiterlesen


Thema: Innovative städtische Lebensmittelherstellung. Beschreibung: Mischung aus Aquakultur (Fischproduktion) und Hydroponic (Pflanzenproduktion in Wasser ohne Boden). Ort: Vorreiter in Milwaukee, USA, zur Verbesserung der Sozialstrukturen durch lokal produzierte Lebensmittel, inzwischen weltweit. Web und Bildquelle: Aquaponic

Post-it War

Thema: Urbane Intervention. Beschreibung: Langeweile ist seit jeher ein guter Nährboden für Kreativität. In Paris, das im Hochsommer traditionell entvölkert ist, weil viele große Unternehmen vier bis sechs Wochen dicht machen, entdeckten ein paar verbliebene Bürohaus-Besatzungen jetzt aus Langeweile gleich eine neue Kunstform: Post-It-Fassadenschmuck. Ort: Paris, Frankreich Web und Text-/Bildquelle: http://www.postitwar.com/archive http://jetzt.sueddeutsche.de/texte/anzeigen/529855 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5ZuUGQipms

18er Gold

Thema: Wohnungsgalerien. Beschreibung: 18er Gold was located in a former living room. This independent art space in Berlin Neukölln was founded by two Berlin based students from different universities and professions, during the summer of 2008. The gallery operates as an experimental platform, bringing together emerging local talents as well as promising artists from everywhere, … Weiterlesen