Taxi Fabric

Thema: A unique platform for designers in Mumbai. Beschreibung: Taxis in India, particularly in Mumbai, are not only the most convenient form of transport but have also become an iconic piece of culture. Although much attention is given to each taxi by its driver – to make it stand out from his competitors – very … 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

Dropcountr

Thema: An app that tracks water use in real-time, so Californians can save in the drought. Beschreibung: Dropcountr connects users with relevant and valuable rebates from their utilities. Many consumers don’t know about utility rebates on energy and water efficient appliances. Dropcountr connects users with these rebates, helping them to save water, energy and money … Weiterlesen

NYC Taxis: A Day in the Life

Thema: A Data Visualization. Beschreibung: This civic technology project visualizes taxi trip data from 2013, showing the activities of a single taxi on a single day. The original data include ~170 Million trips. Of these, 30 cab/days were queried at random for inclusion in this project. The data were provided by the Taxi and Limousine … Weiterlesen

Soofa

Thema: Smart urban furniture. Beschreibung: Soofa is a solar-powered bench that provides you with free outdoor charging and location-based information like air quality and noise levels by uploading environmental sensor data to soofa.co. More than half of the world’s population lives an urban lifestyle. We are connected anytime, anywhere, eager for location-based information. We design … Weiterlesen

The Homicide Report

Thema: An interactive map, database and blog that chronicles homicides. Beschreibung: Any death deemed a homicide by the coroner’s office — the death of a human being by the hand of another — is included in the database. Coroner’s officials currently are providing a bi-weekly list of homicides to The Times. At a minimum, the … Weiterlesen

Bikestock

Thema: Vending machines selling the most essential products for urban cyclists around the clock. Beschreibung: Bikestock provides support for urban cyclists through a network of vending machines, toolkits, and branded cycling products. By making self-service bike repair available around the clock, Bikestock aims to encourage more people to ride their bicycles. Bikestock locations fill in … Weiterlesen

Green Lane Project

Thema: Making room for bicycles, as the density and compact character of urban environments make riding a bike an incredibly effective transportation option. Beschreibung: The Green Lane Project (GLP) is a two-year campaign to catalyze the creation of world-class protected bicycling networks on American streets. The Green Lane Project facilitates a partnership between six cities … Weiterlesen

Rio de Janeiro – BAR CODES ON SIDEWALKS GIVE TOURIST INFO

Thema: Rio de Janeiro is mixing technology with tradition to provide tourists information about the city by embedding bar codes into the black and white mosaic sidewalks that are a symbol of the city. Beschreibung: The city plans to install 30 of these QR codes at beaches, vistas, and historic sites, so Rio’s approximately 2 … Weiterlesen