The Wabash Lights

Thema: Putting the Public in Public Art. Beschreibung: The Wabash Lights is a site-specific light installation on the underside of the Wabash Avenue elevated train tracks in Chicago’s loop. This proposed work of public art will incorporate over 5,000 programmable LED light tubes to transform an iconic piece of Chicago infrastructure into a canvas for … Weiterlesen

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

The Haven Project

Thema: A transformative community plan to design, build and fund a new network of connected open spaces that will improve quality of life and deliver measurable benefits for South Bronx residents. Beschreibung: This new vision was designed with the community, health partners, researchers, and designers to promote physical activity, pedestrian safety, combat climate change, and … Weiterlesen

NextDrop

Thema: Improving access to water for poor families. Beschreibung: Get an SMS to know: When you’re getting water. When there’s a delay in your supply. When a pipe damage might affect you. When someone in your community provides water updates. NextDrop is a tech start-up transforming the world’s urban water systems. Everyday, they send citizens … Weiterlesen

CityArchRiver 2015

Thema: Urban transformation. Beschreibung: CityArchRiver 2015 will transform the Arch experience for everyone. CityArchRiver 2015 will make the Arch easier and safer for everyone to experience by connecting, invigorating and expanding the park’s grounds and museums. CityArchRiver 2015 connects the Gateway Arch grounds with the East and West riverfronts and the region. Through the creation … Weiterlesen

Park and Slide

Thema: Temporary urban transformation. Beschreibung: Enabling people to navigate the streets of their city in a new way, the slide is a simple architectural intervention and a playful response to the urban landscape. This massive urban slide transforms the street and asks people to take a fresh look at the potential of their city and … 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

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

Hantz Woodlands

Thema: World’s largest Urban Farm planned for the City of Detroit. Beschreibung: Picture oaks, maples, and other high value trees planted in straight, evenly spaced rows. Grass between rows of trees will be mowed regularly, and flowering trees will be planted between streets and sidewalks to create a breathtaking place of beauty each spring and … Weiterlesen

HOME GR/OWN Milwaukee

Thema: Transforming Milwaukee’s Vacant Lots Into A New Agricultural Economy. Beschreibung: HOME GR/OWN Milwaukee empowers residents to transform neighborhoods by re-purposing foreclosed properties into community assets that spark new economic opportunities around local, healthy food production and distribution. It addresses two critical issues facing some of Milwaukee’s most vulnerable neighborhoods: foreclosures, vacant lots and limited … Weiterlesen