Posts tagged "city planning"
A new interactive game that expands our exploration of privacy and public space

A new interactive game that expands our exploration of privacy and public space

The urban think tank, community center and public gathering space BMW Guggenheim Lab has just launched Public/Private a new interactive game that expands our exploration of privacy and public space. Go ahead and try – it only takes 60 seconds to share where you find privacy – then you can see how your city compares with the...
The City 2.0 winner of TED prize 2012

The City 2.0 winner of TED prize 2012

The TED Prize  is awarded annually to an exceptional individual which receive $100,000. However, for the first time the prize is being awarded to an idea – City 2.0 – the kind of important idea our planet’s future depends on. It’s a challenge for everyone in the TED Community to be part of radical collaboration on one...
Public Design Festival call for projects 2011

Public Design Festival call for projects 2011

Public Design Festival edition n° 3 will be held in Milan from 12 to 17 april 2011 with a new formula – no more 2to5 mt installations, but site specific projects scattered all over Milan from the city centre to the outskirts of town (Lambrate, Cadorna, Porta Romana, Garibaldi). Young designers, architects and projects makers...

Ross Lovegrove about sustainable cities

Listen to designer Ross Lovegrove talk about his philosophy of sustainable cities. My company Designboost went to Milan and made thirteen filmed interviews on the topic of sustainable cities. We met up with some of the worlds most acknowledged designers. This week the interviews with Ilse Crawford, Tom Dixon, Konstantin Grcic, Arik Levy, Ross Lovegrove, Katrin...
Discussions on the sustainable city

Discussions on the sustainable city

I participated in a round table discussion yesterday in Stockholm which concerned thinking around the sustainable city. The discussion was hosted by the Swedish Ministry of the Environment in combination with Ministry of Cultureand both Andreas Carlgren (Minister for the Environment) and Lena Adelsohn-Liljeroth (Minister for Culture) were involved. Peter Örn was moderator, he’s the chairman...

Designboost 2008 magazine

Below is the magazine from the 2008 Boost by the knowledge company Designboost which I’m involved in. You can read it in a convenient flip through version. The theme for Designboost 2008 was Long Live the City and concerned our lives in future sustainable cities. Designboost will make a Mini-Boost tour during spring 2009 in...
Animation of Slussen by BIG and NOD

Animation of Slussen by BIG and NOD

Here is an animation of the proposal for Slussen in Stockholm by BIG Architects of Copenhagen, Denmark, and NOD Landscape Architects of Stockholm, Sweden. By moving the public program towards the most attractive place, and integrating the heavy traffic under the cover of a public square, it is possible to regain the waterfront, and at...