HK Farm / Hong Kong Farm

Thema: Urban Farming in Hong Kong. Beschreibung: HK Farm aims to grow local and organic food on Hong Kong rooftops. Vegetables and Herbs are grown, local honey is harvested. The first rooftop is located on an industrial building in Ngau Tau Kok. Ort: Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China Web … 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

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

Rückkehr der Kollektive

Thema: Ein Kollektiv kauft in Leipzig-Lindenau leer stehende Immobilien auf, um das Viertel wiederzubeleben und vor steigenden Mietpreisen zu bewahren. Beschreibung: Seit dem Jahr 2009 versuchen ein paar junge Lindenauer durch die Vereinsgründung von „Kunzsoffe“ ihr Viertel vor der Gentrifizierung zu schützen. Sie pachten ein Haus für 99 Jahre und bauen es zu einem Werkstättenhaus um. … Weiterlesen

Foundation

Thema: Turning waste into temporary meeting places Beschreibung: Foundation, a concept by Rikkert Paauw and Jet van Zwieten is about collecting waste material and old furniture from the neighborhood, moving it to a waste container, reusing it to turn it into a small house (with the container as the foundation), to become a temporary meeting … Weiterlesen