As we take on the struggles of setting up a fishtank in our office here at The Pop-Up City, this fabulous aquarium concept for Designboom’s TIFF Awards is a timely splash of inspiration. Designed by Takuro Yamamoto Architects, the glass fish basin is a stylized version of a world map that doubles as a coffee table.
This picture was shot a couple of years ago, during a holiday at the French west coast close to the old pirate town of Saint Malo (which currently is a tourist town). It shows a temporary swimming pool, to use when the tide is low.
Last winter the Museon in The Hague asked The Pop-Up City to co-curate a summer exhibition about the city of the future. The result is an exhibition that tells an inspiring story about the major developments and ideas that re-shape cities and life within cities in the coming decades. We’re proud of it.
Apple launched its intelligent software assistant Siri in August last year. Resulting from decades of research at SRI International’s Artificial Intelligence Center, Siri uses a natural language user interface to answer questions, make recommendations and perform actions by delegating requests to a set of web services. The service is even able to adapt to a user’s individual…