On the Grid

Thema: A designer’s guide to neighborhood gems. Beschreibung: It was created by Hyperakt, a design agency based in Brooklyn. Excited by all the new places we discovered after moving to the neighborhood of Gowanus, we decided to make a simple, user-friendly guide which would allow us to share these gems with the rest of the … 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

#FairTuesday

Thema: #FairTuesday is an ethical shopping initiative created in response to Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Beschreibung: #FairTuesday is to inspire conscious consumerism and show how an everyday purchase can change lives in a whole community. #FairTuesday features fair trade, ethical, and eco-friendly brands and invites other businesses to take a step towards sustainability. Ort: … Weiterlesen

Mumbai Mania

Thema: The focus of this blog is to give you, our readers, a real taste of life in the city. How it was (when it was called Bombay) and what it is at present, the provoking issues, the places of attraction in the city, which not many locals would know about, intriguing photographs from the … Weiterlesen

Failed Architecture – a research project into the the causes of urban failure

Thema: Failed Architecture focuses on buildings and urban environments that are malfunctioning, displeasing or have failed to stand the test of time and are currently neglected, abandoned or even vandalized or demolished, because of changing economic, social, political and/or physical circumstances. Beschreibung: „We hope to learn lessons from past failures, save some overlooked and underrated … Weiterlesen

Transportation Alternatives

Thema: Advocate for bicycling, walking, and public transport. Beschreibung: Transportation Alternatives is New York City’s leading transportation advocacy organization, with a citywide network of tens of thousands of supporters committed to better bicycling, walking and public transit in the five boroughs. Our mission is to reclaim New York City’s streets from the automobile, and to … Weiterlesen