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.
Dutch office NL Architects have transformed a boring and brutal modernist facade in Bratislava to an upside down highway. The project is presented at an exhibition of the work of NL Architects in the Slovenská Národná Galéria (Slovakia National Gallery) that is located behind the uplifted facade. The project, which is called ‘Feel the Difference’,…Read more →
Dutch artist Kevin van Braak transformed an old six meter long Mercedes van into a traveling performance stage. By tilting one side of the van the vehicle transforms into a platform for music, debates, lectures and all kinds of other activities. Currently Van Braak’s Mercedes transformer travels through the Ruhr area in Western Germany as…Read more →
We are excited to announce that The Pop-Up City will be collaborating with The Hague’s Museon this summer on #stadvandetoekomst (#cityofthefuture, in Dutch), an exhibit that will take The Pop-Up City into an exciting and interactive experience. But before that, and with a cue from trends in urbanism, we are taking the exhibit “to the streets”, and will be hosting a series of six workshops to investigate (and crowdsource) what the city of the future will look like, and how it will work. We need your input!Read more →
I came across the portfolio website of Swiss-born New York-based artist Olaf Breuning, a guy who shows his talent in his pretty installations, sculptures and photos. He has done some great things in public space, like the Cloud project (see picture above). Or the Blue Brothers, in which he gave a grandstand a lively face,…Read more →