Moving Kiruna

Thema: An entire Swedish city is getting moved. Beschreibung: The city of Kiruna has to move. A vast body of iron ore is being extracted at Kirunavaara on the western border of the city, causing deformation and subsidence effects which will soon reach the city centre. The city of Kiruna, in the north of Sweden … Weiterlesen

Dubai Trolley

Thema: The region’s first hop-on hop-off system. Beschreibung: A convenient and fun-oriented ‘hop-on hop-off’ transit system, the all-new Dubai Trolley will add tremendous value to Downtown Dubai residents and visitors by offering them an attractive and user-friendly commuting service within the world’s most prestigious square kilometre. To span a distance of 7 km, Dubai Trolley … Weiterlesen

Thames Baths

Thema: A plan for pumping clean freshwater into a lagoon so citizens can take a dip in the river – without actually being in the river. Beschreibung: The Thames Baths Project proposes the reindroduction of swimming in the River Thames. The proposals look to re-establish an intimate and playful link between Londoners and this historic … 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

GreaterPlaces

Thema: A community for urban design. Beschreibung: Cities all over the world are inviting the public to the community design table. We think everyone should come inspired and equipped with great ideas and solutions for the shared spaces in our communities. GreaterPlaces is for everyone involved in shaping a community. Throughout the Spring of 2014, … Weiterlesen

Energy Bunker

Thema: Urban transformation. Beschreibung: Wilhelmsburg’s former air raid bunker has been transformed into a symbol of the “Renewable Wilhelmsburg” Climate Protection Concept. Having languished almost unused since the end of World War II, the monument has now been renovated during the IBA Hamburg and converted into a power plant using renewable forms of energy, with … Weiterlesen

Beacon Food Forest

Thema: A community permaculture project – the largest food forest on public land in the United States. Beschreibung: The goal of the Beacon Food Forest is to design, plant and grow an edible urban forest garden that inspires our community to gather together, grow our own food and rehabilitate our local ecosystem. Fruit and nut … Weiterlesen

1000 Start-ups @ La Halle Freyssinet

Thema: The Worlds largest digital business incubator. Beschreibung: As from 2016 Paris will house the world’s largest digital business incubator. Located in the renovated Halle Freyssinet building in the heart of the city, this future driver of digital entrepreneurship in France will host 1,000 innovative start-ups from all sectors of industry. The start-ups will have … Weiterlesen

The Garden Bridge

Thema: An urban vision. Beschreibung: The Garden Bridge will be a new public garden planted on a bridge that will link the South Bank to Temple station and the Strand. The structure will widen and narrow across its span to create a dynamic crossing experience for London’s pedestrians. This new footbridge will create a unique … Weiterlesen