Parklets

Thema: Less parking, more parklets: City hopes new ‚people spots‘ will increase foot traffic; first designs are more pragmatic than creative. Beschreibung: Does it make sense to turn on-street parking spaces into miniature urban parks and plazas where people can sit, eat, check their mobile phones, read a book, take a catnap or watch the … 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

Playing the City

Thema: How design can respond better to the needs of the world today? Beschreibung: The urban design/urban planning initiative infuses the idea of ‘play’ into urban planning and public consultation processes. In the end, new planning problems require innovative planning strategies: this much is obvious. The idea of adding an element of play, or making … Weiterlesen

CityBilder – Kunst auf Brandwänden

Thema: Kunst im öffentlichen Raum. Beschreibung: „Wir wollen Kunst machen, die im öffentlichen Raum wahrnehmbar ist. Kunst für den Stadtteil Friedrichstadt“, so Künstler und Mitinitiator Jens Besser. Vom 14. Oktober an treffen sich zu diesem Anlass internationale Streetart Künstler u. a. aus den Niederlanden, den USA, Spanien, Polen, Rumänien, Italien und Kanada. Sie sind Künstler … Weiterlesen