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

#ANOTHERLIGHTUP

Thema: A project combining street art and crowd-funded community engagement. Beschreibung: The City of Cape Town supplies Monwabisi Park with free, clean water, distributed via public water taps. The ‚emtonjenis‘ (public tap spaces) have become communal gathering areas. Residents develop daily routines around necessary trips to the nearest tap. However, seeing as these spaces and … Weiterlesen

Hy-Fi by The Living

Thema: A temporary urban landscape for the 2014 Warm Up summer music series in MoMA PS1’s outdoor courtyard. Beschreibung: Hy-Fi opens at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City in late June. Using biological technologies combined with cutting-edge computation and engineering to create new building materials, The Living will use a new method of bio-design, resulting … Weiterlesen

opportUNITYvillage

Thema: An alternative transitional housing community for otherwise unhoused individuals and couples. Beschreibung: Opportunity Village Eugene is a pilot project that will provide transitional micro-housing for 30-40 homeless individuals and couples at a time. The transitional micro-housing will be compact (60-100 square feet) and transportable (less than 8 feet wide). The idea is to combine … Weiterlesen

Bowery Boogie – Lower East Side News and Lifestyle

Thema: Bowery Boogie is a New York City-based, hyperlocal website that chronicles the happenings of the Lower East Side. Beschreibung: The mission is to document the past, present, and future of the ever-changing neighborhood landscape. In doing so, everything from the latest local news and community events, to street art, graffiti, and film set location … Weiterlesen

Stockholm Royal Seaport – Norra Djurgårdsstaden

Thema: A new urban district in central Stockholm Beschreibung: A new urban district – Stockholm Royal Seaport – is developing in eastern Stockholm by the Royal National Urban Park. Here, modern architecture and environmental thinking is being combined, creating a new vibrant district for sustainable living, business and recreation. A former brownfield industrial area of … Weiterlesen

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Thema: From 2013 the Olympic site will be named the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Beschreibung: After the 2012 Olympic/Paralympic Games, the Olympic Park will be a blueprint for community living, sporting opportunity and leisure activity combining Games’ venues with family-led homes and community facilities developed around major new attractions, open spaces, waterways and new bridges … Weiterlesen

Wellbeing Toronto

Thema: Interactive open-data information map Beschreibung: Wellbeing Toronto is a new web-based measurement and visualization tool that helps evaluate community wellbeing across the city’s 140 neighbourhoods. Using geographic information software, Wellbeing Toronto allows you to select, combine and weight the significance of a number of indicators that monitor neighbourhood wellness. The results appear instantly on … Weiterlesen