One of the micro pavilions presented at the Amsterdam Biennale is completely made out of wine boxes. Visitors of the biennial, which is about contemporary culture and art, could tap wine from the house. The winehouse is designed by our friends of DUS Architects, the same folks who made the Gecekondu that we reported about last summer. Seeing both designs, we can surely notice a specific design style in their work. This one is a piece of funny design. Although the wine, which by the way is the best according to the Dutch consumer association, must have made some victims.
This Summer we present a series of short interviews here on The Pop-Up City. We invited a number of our favorite bloggers to answer six questions not only about their passion for blogging, but also their city, work experience and inspiration. The result is a collection of stories on blogs and the people behind them. Number 9…Read more →
After a special summer edition at the Tolhuistuin, we are back at Mediamatic with Volume 15 of the PechaKucha Night Amsterdam! It will all be taking place next week, on Wednesday 13 October. We have invited twelve creative minds who can hardly wait to share their work and ideas in 20 slides of 20 seconds. Don’t…Read more →
On Saturday the 24th of April the first Augmented Reality flashmob will take place at the Dam Square in Amsterdam, organized by artist Sander Veenhof. Participants can bring their own virtual human statue… “Every square in every major city in the world knows the ‘human statue’ phenomenon. On the Dam square in Amsterdam we’ve the…Read more →
Bye bye Cradle to Cradle, hello Dumpster to Dumpster! As part of their Foundation Projects, Rikkert Paauw en Jet van Zwieten transform dumpsters into little buildings with public functions, with the aim to show that urban waste can be re-used as an inspiring construction material.Read more →