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

Open House Cape Town

Thema: A New Landmark for Cape Town. Beschreibung: The Western Cape Government Public Art Competition was established this year in celebration of 20 years of democracy and to promote design. The initiative was also aimed at promoting social inclusion, as the winning structure need to be accessible to everyone. All designs were required to fit … Weiterlesen

RAAHGIRI DAY

Thema: A weekly street event which provides citizens with the opportunity to reclaim their streets, connect with their community, celebrate their city and therefore reclaim their lives. Beschreibung: In a quest to make Gurgaon accessible for its residents and encourage the use of cycling, walking and public transport in the city, organizations and activists of … Weiterlesen

The Architectural League NY

Thema: A cultural nonprofit with the mission to advance the art of architecture. Beschreibung: The League carries out its mission by promoting excellence and innovation, and by fostering community and discussion in an independent forum for creative and intellectual work in architecture, urbanism, and related disciplines. We present the work and ideas of the world’s … Weiterlesen

Sustrans – UK

Thema: A charity encouraging people to change their travel behaviour. Beschreibung: Sustrans calls on UK governments to invest in doubling the number of journeys under five miles made by foot, bike and public transport to four out of five by 2020. Sustrans is a charity that works with communities, policy-makers and partner organisations so that … Weiterlesen

Book Stop São Paulo

Thema: What if bus shelters were also mini libraries? What if, while you waited for the bus, you could pick out a book, and take it with you on your way to work? Beschreibung: Book Stop is working to install shelves stuffed with literary works at ten bus stops across São Paulo. The Book Stop … Weiterlesen

WalkNYC

Thema: WalkNYC is New York City’s standard for pedestrian wayfinding. Beschreibung: WalkNYC provides a clear visual language and graphic standards that can be universally understood, encourages walking and transit usage by providing quality multi-modal information, and provides consistent information across a broad range of environments in the city. The first WalkNYC signs are being installed … Weiterlesen

T-Dot Renaissance

Thema: T-Dot Renaissance showcases Toronto’s brilliant, young multi-disciplinary artists of colour. Beschreibung: T-Dot Renaissance represents a group of emerging and interdisciplinary artists, working and rooted in Toronto. Emerging from the successful staging of Amanda Parris’ theatrical production, 32C, this group of artists became inspired to further collaborate, by putting together interactive and interdisciplinary installations which … Weiterlesen

Improv Everywhere

Thema: Creating disturbances that would encourage random strangers to interact with each other. Beschreibung: Improv Everywhere is a New York City-based prank collective that causes scenes of chaos and joy in public places. Created in August of 2001 by Charlie Todd, Improv Everywhere has executed over 100 missions involving tens of thousands of undercover agents. … Weiterlesen