On Broadway

Thema: A new visual metaphor for thinking about the city: a vertical stack of image and data layers. Beschreibung: The interactive installation On Broadway represents life in the 21st century city through a compilation of images and data collected along the 13 miles of Broadway that span Manhattan. The result is a new type of … Weiterlesen

West Louisville FoodPort

Thema: Urban Transformation. Beschreibung: The FoodPort project is a food-centric economic and community development engine that will create jobs for West Louisville residents, enhance the built environment and green space of surrounding disinvested neighborhoods, enable existing small businesses to grow, increase farmers’ income as they increase their market channels, enable new food businesses to take … Weiterlesen


Thema: An app that tracks water use in real-time, so Californians can save in the drought. Beschreibung: Dropcountr connects users with relevant and valuable rebates from their utilities. Many consumers don’t know about utility rebates on energy and water efficient appliances. Dropcountr connects users with these rebates, helping them to save water, energy and money … Weiterlesen


Thema: Smart urban furniture. Beschreibung: Soofa is a solar-powered bench that provides you with free outdoor charging and location-based information like air quality and noise levels by uploading environmental sensor data to soofa.co. More than half of the world’s population lives an urban lifestyle. We are connected anytime, anywhere, eager for location-based information. We design … Weiterlesen


Thema: Improving access to water for poor families. Beschreibung: Get an SMS to know: When you’re getting water. When there’s a delay in your supply. When a pipe damage might affect you. When someone in your community provides water updates. NextDrop is a tech start-up transforming the world’s urban water systems. Everyday, they send citizens … 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


Thema: A collaborative community of people working together to build a smarter city. Beschreibung: Placemeter was created to give people the power of knowing what a place is like before they get there. We collect and serve up-to-the-minute information like how crowded a place is, how long the wait is, and whether it will get … Weiterlesen


Thema: Messe für nachhaltigen Konsum. Beschreibung: Kennenlernen nachhaltiger Alternativen aus allen Lebensbereichen. Entdecken von Produkten und Angeboten aus den Bereichen: Lebensmittel, Mode, Wohnen, Mobilität, Geldanlagen und vieles mehr. Zudem gibt es ein breites Rahmenprogramm mit Modenschauen, Kochshows, Podiumsdiskussionen und informativen Vorträgen. Ort: Berlin, Bochum, Frankfurt, München, Stuttgart; Deutschland Web und Text-/Bildquelle: Heldenmarkt

Train Times

Thema: Live train map for the London Underground. Beschreibung: This map shows all trains (yellow dots) on the London Underground network in approximately real time. Live departure data is fetched from the TfL API, and then it does a bit of maths and magic. Ort: London, UK Web und Text-/Bildquelle: http://traintimes.org.uk/map/tube


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