Taxi Fabric

Thema: A unique platform for designers in Mumbai. Beschreibung: Taxis in India, particularly in Mumbai, are not only the most convenient form of transport but have also become an iconic piece of culture. Although much attention is given to each taxi by its driver – to make it stand out from his competitors – very … Weiterlesen

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

Orange Sky Laundry

Thema: Australia’s first mobile laundry for the homeless. Beschreibung: We are Australia’s first mobile laundry service providing homeless people with access to free washing/drying facilities. We are a new not-for-profit organisation run by volunteers. We want to harness the energy of the 18 – 30 year olds who are not given an easy outlet for … 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

Dropcountr

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

NYC Taxis: A Day in the Life

Thema: A Data Visualization. Beschreibung: This civic technology project visualizes taxi trip data from 2013, showing the activities of a single taxi on a single day. The original data include ~170 Million trips. Of these, 30 cab/days were queried at random for inclusion in this project. The data were provided by the Taxi and Limousine … Weiterlesen

Soofa

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

Phoenix Towers

Thema: Urban reinvigoration. Beschreibung: Phoenix Towers will be an iconic landmark within an ambitious environmental master plan for Wuhan, the capital of central China. Situated on the Yangtze River at the crossroads of nine provinces, the ‘City of 1000 Lakes’, population 10 million, has recently been designated an environmental ‘Super City’ by the regional and … Weiterlesen

Spread the Word Campaign

Thema: Opening a library in every homeless shelter. Beschreibung: The Spread the Word Campaign aims to introduce libraries in homeless shelters across London, restoring faith and rebuilding lives through literature. The idea is to get people to donate a book that has influenced them personally to their local homeless shelter. Instead of just providing homeless … Weiterlesen