CityShelf NYC

Thema: Go local for books! The CityShelf app makes it easier for people to skip Amazon and buy at Indie book stores. Beschreibung: We love books. (Yes, the paper kind.) And we love supporting local bookstores! But tracking down a specific book can be a hassle. CityShelf makes it easy to browse your nearby bookstores … Weiterlesen

LOCK8 – Lock ’n‘ LOCATE

Thema: The world’s first smart bike lock. Beschreibung: Intelligent sensors protect your bike from being tampered with. The painfully loud 120dB bike lock alarm will deter any would-be thief and send an instant push notification to you and other Lock8 users nearby; so your bike is safe, even when you’re not there to watch over … 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

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