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

LinkNYC

Thema: The future of public communications. Beschreibung: LinkNYC is a first-of-its-kind communications network that will bring the fastest available municipal Wi-Fi to millions of New Yorkers and visitors. The five-borough LinkNYC network, which will be funded through advertising revenues, will be built at no cost to taxpayers and will generate more than $500 million in … Weiterlesen

Smart Student Units

Thema: Tengbom Architects has designed a student unit for students which is affordable, environmental-friendly and smart both in terms of design and choice of materials. Beschreibung: To meet the needs of students in a sustainable, smart and affordable way was the key questions when Tengbom in collaboration with students at the University of Lund was … 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

Microarchitecture: Tumbleweedhouses

Thema: Microacrchitecture stresses the lack of space as a crucial ressource, exploring, questioning and designing forms and concepts of architecture in contemporary and for future urban contexts. The Tiny Houses have become a news trend owing to its Eco friendly nature and cheap expense. Jay Shafer’s Tumble Weed Tiny House Company is building these houses … Weiterlesen

Kulturlabor Trial & Error

Thema: Kulturlabor Trial & Error is a Berlin based, non profit organization, working with crafts, D.I.Y. culture, sustainability, arts and media. Beschreibung: Kulturlabor Trial & Error is a collective of designers and craftivists, thinkers and doers, artists and project managers – who implement social and cultural projects. By using media, handicraft and art as tools … Weiterlesen