A bakery with home-grown yeast, a coffee shop that serves lunch made with regional ingredients, an organic farm that grows and collects their own seeds for harvest, and a 100% self-sufficient brewery. We trace the fruits of Ogawamachi's local production and consumption to explore the future possibilities of trans-locality.
Dutch design collective Droog has shaped contemporary design practices through their modern, minimalistic and innovative products. In recent years, they've expanded their scope, now spearheading urban-related projects. What is co-founder Renny's take on the drastic changes we witness in our cities?
Michael Leung is an artist, educator, urban bee-carer and everything in between. While being a designer and lecturer, he also channels his energy into building community resilience by engaging and supporting local food and production.
ParkUp is a unique platform for citizens to be creative and demonstrate ownership over spaces in their city.
A DIY bookstore by the lake, a cozy smoke sauna in a 30-people village, and a bakery that ferments bread with wild yeast. On a trip to Tottori and Okayama, Japan, MOMENT visit spaces where citizens come and go to nourish their minds and bodies.
In 2014, a DJ booth resembling a spaceship flew around Detroit's North End, starting parties wherever it landed. It's one of the brainchildren of Akoaki — the architecture office that carefully calibrates aesthetics and spatial design for cultural production and equitable development.
Little White House is a neighbourhood repair space nestled in a corner of a residential quarter in Taipei. Youth and seniors alike gather to share tools, life stories, and the collective experience of repairing.
Looking for a way to spruce up dull and empty public space? Say hello to The Flying Grass Carpet — a uniquely designed turf carpet that travels to different cities to bring life to urban spaces that need it most.
Amsterdam-based initiative WASTED motivates citizens to recycle their household waste. It has launched a neighbourhood currency that rewards recycling with discounts at local businesses.
Architects Marshall Blecher and Magnus Maarbjerg are on a mission to breathe new life into Copenhagen's old harbour. They're working on a floating archipelago that will introduce a new type of public space.
Why does the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC), a world-leading university in the field of architecture, continue its research deep in the woods outside Barcelona?
Barcelona's Superblocks project generates new public spaces that allow pedestrians to engage actively with their city.