We sat down with fellow placemaker Philippe Castaing, co-founder of Make Shift and initiator of the successful Pop Brixton project in London.
Taking inspiration from nature, Bloomlight reimagines what street lighting could be, creating calming and responsive public spaces.
San Francisco-based Plenty gives us a glimpse of the future of high-tech urban agriculture. The company's produce is wrapped in packaging that taps into the successful colour psychology of fast-food brands.
Bella Grünau combines gastronomy with resident co-production to breathe new life into a post-war housing estate in Leipzig, Germany.
Local governments across Europe are banning stone and concrete gardens, in favour of more climate-resilient urban greening.
The Cost Plus Virtual Store lets customers browse digitally through a 360° retail environment.
In the Dutch city of Utrecht, circular marketplace De Clique connects waste from local businesses with designers who turn it into new products — from tea to soap.
An augmented reality exhibition along the River Thames transforms London’s public space into a COVID-proof digital museum.
Dive in, and take inspiration from the initiatives making urban swimming a reality across the globe.