Sleeves for the iPhone are available in every single material and colour. The ‘WePhone’ (the public phone), to the contrary, has never had such a fancy jacket. Of course we spotted the upcoming knitting trend over last years. And this here might not be the first public space knitting event. But now we’ve got to report it, as it starts to get very close to architecture. A whole new facade was made for this phone booth in Westminster, London. More information on the process and techniques could be find on the (very neat) Knit the City blog.
High-voltage electrical pylons. While electrifying, they are not exactly the most exciting and inspiring pieces of architectural design on the urban or rural landscapes. That is, until Landsnet, one of Iceland’s energy suppliers, commissioned an international design competition to yield some new designs. The most striking submission came from the folks at Choi + Shine….Read more →
As part of 2012′s London Festival of Architecture, interaction design firm Troika launched a beautiful thought-provoking installation at Hoxton Square. Celebrating the weather as a predominant topic of discussion in British culture, ‘The Weather Yesterday’ is a five-meter high sculpture that shows the weather and temperature at any point of time exactly as it was the previous day.Read more →
To reflect on the ecology and the biodiversity of two sites on opposite sides of London, art and research collective London Fieldworks built a sculptural installation in a two trees in the city. ‘Spontaneous City in the Tree of Heaven’ consists of several hundred bespoke bird boxes mounted in two trees, resulting in a true…Read more →
As you may know we curate and host the PechaKucha Night Amsterdam besides our Pop-Up City activities. We’re happy to announce a new mind-blowing edition that’s taking place at Roest this Wednesday! Expect fascinating ideas, stories and doses of inspiration by twelve enlightened minds, restricted by the world-famous rule of 20 slides x 20 seconds.Read more →