The petition comes to the front in a series of billboards that show the dangers that volunteers face while they’re at work in war zones. Urbanites could sign on the last billboard to fight for these unprotected volunteers. It’s remarkable that an organization’s choice is to organize a petition in a subway station rather than online with a much wider audience. However, the fact that plenty of blogs already covered it proves that it’s a smart idea.
To promote its upcoming Fortwo electric drive, car brand Smart travels Europe with the Smart Urban Stage. The Smart Urban Stage is an international platform offering an exciting view on the future of the city. What will the future be like in urban areas and how will we move around? At the Smart Urban Stage…Read more →
Metro Litteratur is a recently launched campaign that helps to promote talented Danish authors, poets and graphic artists by distributing their works at various metro stations in the city of Copenhagen. The program is a collaboration between the Milan-based organization Subway Letteratura and the Copenhagen Metro Authority and is “a result of a competition held earlier this year, which led to the publication of thirteen small booklets that are offered to passengers free of charge”, writes Guerrilla Innovation. Every booklet is published in 300,000 copies and can be downloaded over here.Read more →
Last October I wrote about some initiatives that aim to improve the so-called user-generated city. One of those initiatives is the New York BigApps competition, set up by the City of New York asking for innovative applications to make city life more transparent, accessible and accountable. Today the organization announced the winning project — WayFinder NYC….Read more →
Homelessness is a growing problem across Europe and finding new and effective ways to combat social exclusion and help the homeless is becoming increasingly difficult. Malka Architecture, France, have found a way to attract much needed attention towards the growing problem of homelessness whilst at the same time providing shelter for those who need it.Read more →