New York Compost Box Project

Thema: Composting made easy for New Yorkers on the go. Beschreibung: City dwellers looking to dispose of organic material while keeping their communities green will have another way to pitch in amid the changing media landscape. Those ubiquitous newspaper boxes that have lain dormant with the rise of the web have found new life – … Weiterlesen

Moving Kiruna

Thema: An entire Swedish city is getting moved. Beschreibung: The city of Kiruna has to move. A vast body of iron ore is being extracted at Kirunavaara on the western border of the city, causing deformation and subsidence effects which will soon reach the city centre. The city of Kiruna, in the north of Sweden … Weiterlesen

Tube Tongues

Thema: A map showing which languages are most common at every tube station in London. Beschreibung: Each tube station has a circle coloured by, after English, the language most spoken by locals. The area of the circle is proportional to the percentage that speak this language – so a circle where 10% of local people … Weiterlesen

!NAT

Thema: A mapping standard offering easy to read, easy to memorize and easy to use subway network maps. Beschreibung: The crowded central area of most cities is enlarged to make room for the multiplicity of lines and connecting stations. A standard set of symbol is applied to all maps: line colors, stations, connections, line and … Weiterlesen

1000 Start-ups @ La Halle Freyssinet

Thema: The Worlds largest digital business incubator. Beschreibung: As from 2016 Paris will house the world’s largest digital business incubator. Located in the renovated Halle Freyssinet building in the heart of the city, this future driver of digital entrepreneurship in France will host 1,000 innovative start-ups from all sectors of industry. The start-ups will have … Weiterlesen

The Garden Bridge

Thema: An urban vision. Beschreibung: The Garden Bridge will be a new public garden planted on a bridge that will link the South Bank to Temple station and the Strand. The structure will widen and narrow across its span to create a dynamic crossing experience for London’s pedestrians. This new footbridge will create a unique … Weiterlesen

13 Portals

Thema: The 13 Portals is an interactive street art experience combining technology, art, urban space and community. Beschreibung: Artists Pérola Bonfanti and Nicolina of The Free Art Society have created 13 site-specific, hand painted murals. Each mural will appear in an abandoned doorway every Saturday accompanied by a theatrical happening and a chance to score … Weiterlesen

Urban Air

Thema: A global art-in-public sitework. Beschreibung: Urban Air transforms existing urban billboards into living, suspended bamboo gardens. Embedded with intelligent technology, Urban Air becomes a global node — an open space in the urban skyline. An artwork, symbol, and instrument for a green future. Urban Air has been designed, engineered, and has secured the billboards … 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

TOKYO CITY SYMPHONY

Thema: 3D projection mapping art on a miniature model of Tokyo at a 1:1000 scale. Beschreibung: Symphonize with the world to the ever-evolving city of Tokyo. Participants can enjoy various motifs of the city: „Futuristic City“, „Rock City“, and a traditional Japanese „Beauty of Nature“ motif by pressing the keys on a keyboard, as if … Weiterlesen