NYC Street Trees by Species

Thema: Map of all New York City’s 592,130 Trees. Beschreibung: One can explore the map in two ways: by using the tooltips and zoom function to identify particular trees, or by using the filter option to see the distribution of each species. The option of disabling the base map for a starker, more abstract view … Weiterlesen

Books about Town

Thema: Honouring London’s literary heritage. Beschreibung: The National Literacy Trust is working with Wild in Art to bring Books about Town to the streets of London in summer 2014. Trails of benches shaped as open books, decorated by professional illustrators and local artists, will appear for the public to enjoy. It will be a unique … Weiterlesen

Living Innovation Zones

Thema: Urban innovation. Beschreibung: San Francisco is home to some of the most dynamic people, institutions and corporations on the planet. Its culture celebrates human capital, new modes of thinking, creative expression and a DIY spirit. Yet, walking around the city’s public spaces, there are few monuments or physical expressions of the economic and technological … Weiterlesen

Tunnel Vision NYC

Thema: An app turning NYC subway maps into interactive data visualizations. Beschreibung: Tunnel Vision turns any MTA subway map into an interactive exploration of NYC through data. The image of the MTA subway map is distinctive and ubiquitous throughout New York. Tunnel Vision uses the map as a platform to explore the city through data-visualization. … Weiterlesen

Pop Pop

Thema: A living pedestrian signal. Beschreibung: Pop Pop is a project to re-imagine New York’s Pedestrian Signals — mainly, to see if they can be imbued with personality and emotion that might make daily life a bit more fun and interesting. To do this, Pop Pop is a to-scale, working pedestrian signal that has real … Weiterlesen

Detroit Lives

Thema: Urban exploration. Beschreibung: In recent years, Detroit has become the Mecca for those interested in urban decay photography. Detroit is not just a series of impressive abandoned ruins. It is a city that is undergoing a mini-renaissance, driving many small business owners and artists with the promise of qualified labour and low cost of … Weiterlesen

Dithyrambalina – Musical Architecture in New Orleans

Thema: Creation of an evolving musical village. Beschreibung: A host of international artists, musicians and inventors are creating Dithyrambalina – a landmark village of musical, playable houses. Invented instruments embedded into the walls, ceilings, and floors of Dithyrambalina’s architecture will support boundary-breaking musical performances and inspire wonder, exploration and invention in visitors of all ages. … Weiterlesen

NYC Grid

Thema: NYC Grid is an exploration and documentation of New York neighborhoods – street by street and block by block. Beschreibung: NYC Grid is a photo blog dedicated to exploring New York block-by-block and corner-by-corner. Each post covers a new street or feature with a focus on the mundane and ephemeral. Ort: New York City, … 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

Spatial Collective

Thema: Spatial Collective Limited is a Nairobi-based social enterprise that uses Geographic Information Systems for community development. Beschreibung: Spatial Collective is a social enterprise that develops innovative tools to support collective action. As the name suggests, we address issues from a Spatial perspective – exploring how trends relate through space, place and time. Through data … Weiterlesen