Placemeter

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

Life is on a new high

Thema: Urban Observation. Beschreibung: The project aims to address the issue of the changing landscape and unregulated construction in the financial capital of India, Mumbai. The city is undergoing a massive construction boom, with more than 15 supertalls, hundreds of skyscrapers and thousands of high-rise buildings under construction. Currently Mumbai is home to the largest … 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

New York Wheel

Thema: Urban attraction. Beschreibung: The New York Wheel promises to become one of the City’s – and the world’s – great landmark attractions, alongside the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building. Located on the northeastern side of Staten Island (St. George), the 630-foot, or roughly 60-story, attraction will be the tallest observation wheel … Weiterlesen

Last House Standing

Thema: Urban observation. Beschreibung: One of the architectural quirks of certain cities on the eastern seaboard of the U.S. is the solo row house. Standing alone, in some of the worst neighborhoods, these nineteenth century structures were once attached to similar row houses that made up entire city blocks. Time and major demographic changes have … Weiterlesen

OUT MY WINDOW

Thema: One of the world’s first interactive 360° documentaries – about exploring the state of our urban planet told by people who look out on the world from highrise windows. Beschreibung: It’s a journey around the globe through the most commonly built form of the last century: the concrete-slab residential tower. Meet remarkable highrise residents … Weiterlesen

Detroit Self-Portrait

Thema: A space for metro Detroiters to share their views of their city. Beschreibung: As a metro Detroiter, how do you see your city? This is a chance to share your photos and artwork and tell your story. Show others what you see: the people, the landscapes, the architecture. Show others what you want them … Weiterlesen

Infecting the City

Thema: Public Arts Festival Beschreibung: Infecting the City places exciting new public art in unexpected spaces in the middle of the City that challenges Cape Town’s idea of art, itself and its streets. The Festival is designed as a series of routes through the City. Each day has either one or two routes in the … Weiterlesen