The Lampbrella is made from fiberglass and equipped with a rain and motion sensor that help to figure out when it needs to open and close the umbrella canopy. In case the Lampbrella fails to open there’s a button on the lamp post that can be used to open the canopy manually. Belyaev thinks that his creation can be useful anywhere in the city where many people walk, but specifically at places without canopies or large trees where you can hide from the rain.
New York architecture office WORK has made a temporary Public Farm. The installation in Queens is the winning submission for the PS1 Young Architect Program by MoMA. The public farm challenges a wide-spread concept of our modern society: the idea of the separation of agriculture and urbanism. It tries to reconnect the urban lifestyle to…Read more →
“Curb is the first and only agency in the world to offer bespoke media solutions using solely natural earth elements. We have created a portfolio of unique eco-advertising services and a crack ‘green-team’ of creative experts, that provide brands with outstanding natural solutions which impact on their target consumer without impacting on the environment.” London-based…Read more →
The so-called Big Belly is a high-tech solar-powered trash can that automatically compacts trash and recycables, and sends city cleaners a notification when it’s full.Read more →
The use of phone booths is declining. (I know I’m beating a dead horse now.) Even tourists favor buying a cheap-ass prepaid phone instead of visiting a phone booth when they want to make a call. Phone booths are an old, location-dependent concept, so we have a serious surplus of them on the streets and…Read more →