Babcock Ranch

Thema: A different approach to Town Making. Beschreibung: Babcock Ranch is an eco-centric new town embedded in nature and powered by the sun, by innovation, and by the great outdoors. It is a place to live with purpose, passion, and energy, a place that inspires individuals and families to create their futures in their own … Weiterlesen

Empower Shack

Thema: Comprehensive and sustainable informal settlement upgrading. Beschreibung: While South Africa is usually seen as a source of stability and prosperity in its region, approximately 7.5 million people live in informal settlements and the country faces an overall housing shortage of 2.5 million units. Arising from this context, Empower Shack is an interdisciplinary development project. … Weiterlesen

project GREGORY

Thema: An innovative project proposes billboard structures as living space for the homeless. Beschreibung: The priority of the Gregory project is to find optimal alternatives for existentional questions of people without a home through the use of billboard objects and their advertisment spaces. Cities are engulfed with rigid constructions for billboard advertisment which are expensive … Weiterlesen

Hudson Yards

Thema: America’s biggest real estate project – ever. Beschreibung: Hudson Yards is the largest private real estate development in the history of the United States and the largest development in New York City since Rockefeller Center. It is anticipated that more than 24 million people will visit Hudson Yards every year. The site will ultimately … Weiterlesen

Redesign of the Battersea Power Station

Thema: Urban conversion. Beschreibung: Battersea Power Station has been envisaged as a complete place, that offers the fullest range of experiences to the people that live, work and visit there. The masterplan re-imagines the Power Station as a logical extension of the capital. It connects the riverside walk and Battersea Park with the green spaces of the Power Station. It … Weiterlesen

Green Bronx Machine

Thema: Green Bronx Machine is a NYS non-for-profit corporation. Beschreibung: Green Bronx Machine believes that the greening of America starts with the greening of hearts, minds and wallets rooted in triple bottom line orientations. Green Bronx Machine is dedicated to changing mind-sets and landscapes while harvesting hope and cultivating opportunities inclusively for all of America. … Weiterlesen

Softwalks

Thema: Pop-up parks for everyone. Beschreibung: Softwalks imagines new experiences on the street. We are a design studio, and recently produced a Kit of Parts for sidewalk sheds. The kit is for place-making – so you can sit, chat and take a break in a new novel place. Our bigger goal and mission is to … Weiterlesen

Microarchitecture: Tumbleweedhouses

Thema: Microacrchitecture stresses the lack of space as a crucial ressource, exploring, questioning and designing forms and concepts of architecture in contemporary and for future urban contexts. The Tiny Houses have become a news trend owing to its Eco friendly nature and cheap expense. Jay Shafer’s Tumble Weed Tiny House Company is building these houses … Weiterlesen

Stockholm Royal Seaport – Norra Djurgårdsstaden

Thema: A new urban district in central Stockholm Beschreibung: A new urban district – Stockholm Royal Seaport – is developing in eastern Stockholm by the Royal National Urban Park. Here, modern architecture and environmental thinking is being combined, creating a new vibrant district for sustainable living, business and recreation. A former brownfield industrial area of … Weiterlesen

THE LO-DOWN – NEWS FROM THE LOWER EAST SIDE

Thema: The Lo-Down is a community web site dedicated to covering news, events and – most significantly – the people who live and work in one of the world’s greatest neighborhoods, the Lower East Side. Beschreibung: We are Ed Litvak and Traven Rice, a reformed television news producer and filmmaker (in that order). We are … Weiterlesen