Dupont Underground

Thema: Revitalization of an abandoned trolley station for presenting, producing, and promoting cutting-edge arts, architecture, design, and creative endeavors. Beschreibung: The vision is to establish a cultural destination in the USA’s capital that partners with emerging voices in contemporary arts and architecture; encourages public participation, education, and engagement; and leverages development of the Dupont Underground … Weiterlesen

Future Library

Thema: A 100-year artwork. Beschreibung: A thousand trees have been planted in Nordmarka, a forest just outside Oslo, which will supply paper for a special anthology of books to be printed in one hundred years time. Between now and then, one writer every year will contribute a text, with the writings held in trust, unpublished, … Weiterlesen

+ Pool

Thema: The world’s first water-filtering, floating pool. Beschreibung: + POOL is designed to filter the very river that it floats in through the walls of the pool, making it possible for New Yorkers to swim in clean river water for the first time in 100 years. The layered filtration system incrementally removes bacteria and contaminants … Weiterlesen

Your Biking Wisdom in 10 Words

Thema: Social Media meets Bicycling. Beschreibung: The Times is collecting riders’ shared wisdom about their biking in New York. Explore their comments, add your own, or view popular routes on Strava, a running and cycling app. Ort: New York City, USA Web und Text-/Bildquelle: Biking Wisdom NYC

Die lernende Stadt

Thema: Mitmach-Portal für die Entwicklung von zukunftsfähigen Ideen für Städte. Beschreibung: Ideen und Wissen zu allen Themen der Nachhaltigkeit (z. B. Mobilität, Bauen, Wohnen, Energie, Ernährung, Konsum, Bildung) können auf dem Portal kooperativ entwickelt und umgesetzt werden. Auf dem Portal können Ideen für eine nachhaltige Stadt von Bürgerinnen und Bürgern und lokalen Akteuren (lokale Wirtschaft, … Weiterlesen

Slow Travel Berlin

Thema: Slow Travel encourages people to resist “Fast” Travel – the frustratingly frequent habit of speeding through all the best known landmarks of a city in 24 or 48 hours and then leaving again. Beschreibung: Slow Travel encourages us to slacken our pace, reconsider our motivations (and itineraries) and embrace a “less is more” instead … Weiterlesen

Urban Put-Put Detroit

Thema: Urban put-put supports the rebirth of Detroit, embraces urban culture and provides a shared space to play by revitalizing a vacant lot with sculpture and recycled materials for the interaction and betterment of the community. Beschreibung: We are a group of Lawrence Tech students comprised mostly of Graphic Design and Architecture majors. Each member … Weiterlesen

Detroit Black Community Food Security Network (DBCFSN)

Thema: Contribution to the public dialogue about food security and food justice in Detroit. Beschreibung: The Detroit Black Community Food Security network is a coalition of organizations and individuals working together to build food security in Detroit’s Black community. Our mission is to build self-reliance, food security and food justice in Detroit’s Black community by … Weiterlesen

My Block NYC

Thema: Erstellung einer interaktiven, geografischen und thematischen Stadtkarte durch Einwohner und Besucher. Beschreibung: MyBlockNYC.com is an interactive mapping website that captures and presents personal video accounts of the life and culture of New York City in order to create an intimate, evolving, and complete portrait of this great city. Users upload videos geographically, building the … Weiterlesen