Prismatic_NYC

Thema: A beautiful combination of art and data. Beschreibung: Prismatic_nyc is a kinetic sculpture. It adapts real-time data into a physical visualization – bringing the fluctuations and flow of the outside world, inside. Using information gathered from Google Earth, Prismatic performs a sequence at sunrise. The colors pull from external images of New York’s sky … Weiterlesen

Cykelslangen

Thema: An elevated harbour ramp that speeds cyclists over an area that’s usually crowded with pedestrians. Beschreibung: The long ramp will separate completely cyclists from pedestrians. The cyclists will pass quickly and efficiently through the area, while experiencing a unique and exciting view. Finally, the elevated road will allow pedestrians the use of the entire … 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

Santa Monica Wellbeing Project

Thema: Measuring of urban wellbeing. Beschreibung: The City of Santa Monica’s Wellbeing Project can be summed up in three words: Define. Measure. Act. We will define wellbeing as it relates to our community. We will measure wellbeing in our community. We will act on this information by using it to guide city policies, decisions, and … Weiterlesen

Stein mit Vollausstattung

Thema: Ein Skulpturprojekt für den öffentlichen Raum. Beschreibung: Die Skulptur „Stein mit Vollausstattung“ ist ein partizipatorisches Projekt für den öffentlichen Raum in Dortmunds Innenstadt. „Stein mit Vollausstattung“ ist ein bislang einzigartiger Versuch im Zentrum eines großstädtischen Raumes Windkraft zur Energiegewinnung zu nutzen und diese frei zur Verfügung zu stellen. Der Standort für die Skulptur zwischen … Weiterlesen

Clearpoint Residencies

Thema: The world’s tallest vertical garden. Beschreibung: When construction ends in late 2015, Clearpoint will be the tallest residential vertical garden in the world, with planted terraces circling the entire structure and inbuilt self-sustaining watering systems. Measures will be in place to reduce energy and water consumption, including the use of solar energy for communal … Weiterlesen

Digital Matatus

Thema: Collaborative research and mapping for Nairobi’s Public Transit. Beschreibung: University of Nairobi, Columbia University’s Center for Sustainable Urban Development, MIT’s Civic Data Design Lab, and Groupshot are working toward standardizing and opening transit data for Nairobi’s Matatus — the informal and de facto city bus system — and expanding our findings, tools, and processes … Weiterlesen

Hy-Fi by The Living

Thema: A temporary urban landscape for the 2014 Warm Up summer music series in MoMA PS1’s outdoor courtyard. Beschreibung: Hy-Fi opens at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City in late June. Using biological technologies combined with cutting-edge computation and engineering to create new building materials, The Living will use a new method of bio-design, resulting … Weiterlesen

Amagerforbrændingen Waste to Energy Plant

Thema: A new breed of waste-to-energy plant, one that is economically, environmentally, and socially profitable. Beschreibung: A public ski slope on the roof above the working waste-to-energy plant will be inserted, transforming otherwise unused space into a social sporting venue. Visitors will reach the dizzying heights of Amagerforbrændingen ski roof via an external lift system … Weiterlesen

NY4P – New Yorkers for Parks

Thema: NY4P is the citywide independent organization championing quality parks and open spaces for all New Yorkers in all neighborhoods. Beschreibung: New Yorkers for Parks conducts research and develops tangible policy recommendations around our findings related to park development, management and sustainability. Using this research as a foundation for our advocacy campaigns, NY4P drives both … Weiterlesen