Posts tagged "urban 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 Western Harbour from new heights

The Western Harbour from new heights

The Western Harbour 2011 is the sixth book in a series by Swedish American photographer Joakim Lloyd Raboff. It is a document about the ongoing development in the Western Harbour, an former abandon industrial area in Malmö, Sweden. The area is now an international icon in the green urban development world with its small scale...
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...

Super sustainable city

Vision for a sustainable Gothenburg by Kjellgren Kaminsky architecture. Andra bloggar om: göteborg, hållbarhet, arkitektur, stadsplanering tags technorati : sustainability city planning urban planning
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...
A vision for Gothenburg

A vision for Gothenburg

KjellgrenKaminsky architects just presented a vision for Heden in city of Gothenburg. It’s a new multifunctional and sustainable Heden with parks, apartments, shops, offices and sports facilities. After interviews with inhabitants in Gothenburg a conceptual vision of a new Heden has emerged: “With a unique identity of sustainable densification the new town block Heden creates a...

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...
Slussen in Stockholm by BIG and NOD

Slussen in Stockholm by BIG and NOD

The collaboration between BIG Architects of Copenhagen, Denmark, and NOD Landscape Architects of Stockholm, Sweden, provides not only a solution to Slussen, one of Scandinavia’s busiest intersections but most importantly privileges the pedestrian and cyclist. When the Stockholm City Council invited BIG and NOD to act as design consultants on Slussen, the direction given was...