With the Superpowerless song ‘Wasted My Time’ comes a nice videoclip using the urban environment as a Mario Bros-like game. Enjoy.
Tiny apartments are everywhere and most city dwellers around the globe actually live in one. When you live in such a tiny apartment or urban shoe box, the only thing you have got to do is grab your phone and call the Spanish architects of ARQUITECTURA-G. They did a great job in transforming this 366…Read more →
The City of Dublin has launched plans for a new central City Library at Parnell Square. This new 21st century cultural hotspot will help launch the northern part of Dublin’s downtown as a new cultural quarter. In times of financial crisis it’s hard to find money for new public buildings, particularly in the cultural scene and in a city like Dublin. What’s interesting about this project, initiated by Dublin’s City Architect Ali Grehan, is that it is financially made possible by a group of philanthropists. They will pay to make the plans and have committed to raise funding for the execution of the whole project. Peter Collins is Managing Director at Kennedy Wilson Europe. He represents the group of philanthropists that will pay for the massive building. We spoke to him about the library and asked him about philanthropy in urbanism.Read more →
“A single image doesn’t tell you much, but seen as a collection, a pattern emerges to form a meaningful narrative.” This is the first sentence of the beautiful book ‘Hong Kong Inside’ by Michael Wolf. We can’t show all the images here, and I think Mr. Wolf won’t allow us to, after spending fourteen years…Read more →
Some time ago Daniel wrote an article on Roamler, a new app from Amsterdam that provides a totally new way of exploring the city. Roamler enables its users to earn real money by completing location-based assignments. Companies can outsource tasks that usually relate to marketing and promotion, ranging from checking a product’s placement within a store to the individual publicizing the product in different ways. We asked five questions to Roamler’s co-founder Wiggert de Haan.Read more →