It is hard to find a good, clean and comfortable place to sit in the dense and over-designed urban jungle these days. The guys from the Austrian design agency Undpartner came up with a solution to this problem. Their design is a chair to wear, a mix between a piece of jewelry and a piece…
Dutch designer Bennie Meek designed a form of pavement that would improve rain water drainage in urban areas, such as the city of Eindhoven. Meek’s design was part of the Design Academy Eindhoven 2012 graduation show. The philosophy behind the Living Pavement is re-thinking about how nature should be present in an urban area.
Yesterday we wrote about a two great urban games: ‘Capture the Flag’ in Toronto and ‘Idiotarod’, taking place in many American cities. We found out about another one, which is simply fantastic: Pacmanhattan.
Here at The Pop-up City we really like inflatables. In the past we’ve discussed multiple examples of bubble-like architecture (bridges, rooms, water promenades, festival spaces, playgrounds) and it’s really exciting to see new original uses of this concept in the urban realm.