On the Grid

Thema: A designer’s guide to neighborhood gems. Beschreibung: It was created by Hyperakt, a design agency based in Brooklyn. Excited by all the new places we discovered after moving to the neighborhood of Gowanus, we decided to make a simple, user-friendly guide which would allow us to share these gems with the rest of the … Weiterlesen

Polly & Bob

Thema: A new neighborhood in a digital world. Beschreibung: Polly & Bob is a non-profit social startup. We don’t need profits, we rather put every dime into the neighborhood. Into the people who make all that happen. Into the rooms and spaces we want to build in the hoods. Into the development of the platform. … Weiterlesen

The Right to Flight

Thema: Urban observation. Beschreibung: This summer, artist and writer James Bridle is flying a balloon from the roof of Bold Tendencies, a multi-storey car park and art space in Peckham, South London. Attached to the balloon will be a variety of payloads, from darknet routers to aerial cameras, with the results of its experiments shared … Weiterlesen

Giulio Magnifico

Thema: A street photographer’s portfolio. Beschreibung: „When I see a face, a subject inside a scene… I must take a photo of it that can tell this story, this moment. Because every expression, every light, every detail, tells a story and I love to collect the soul of every person and of every scene. But … 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

AIRPNP

Thema: A service that lets people in need of relief find a nearby bathroom for hire. Beschreibung: When there aren’t enough bathrooms nearby for the amount of people in any given location Airpnp is there to save the day. Airpnp gives residences and businesses the opportunity to rent out their bathrooms to people in their … Weiterlesen

Project 24

Thema: Transforming a derelict, unused and unseen town centre location into a welcoming, vibrant, creative and pleasurable shared space. Beschreibung: Project 24 is a unique temporary art project on Bangor seafront. Project 24 is the new destination for Bangor – it is a creative hub for both residents and visitors. Project 24 includes 12 artist … Weiterlesen

Eatro

Thema: A community for sharing homemade food. Beschreibung: Eatro is a food community and an online marketplace for sharing homemade takeaway. People who enjoy cooking use the Eatro platform to share their delicious home-cooked food with their neighbourhood while earning a bit of extra cash. Foodies looking for a home-cooked meal can browse, vote, rate, … Weiterlesen

The Street Store – Hang Up. Help Out

Thema: The world’s first rent-free, premises-free, free “pop-up clothing store” for the poor, found entirely on the street and curated by you. Beschreibung: „Every country has a lot of have-nots. But also has a lot of haves. But how do we remind the haves, that the have-nots need help? We need a middle ground, so … 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