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tweenbots

May 8th, 2009 No Comments

“Tweenbots are human-dependent robots that navigate the city with the help of pedestrians they encounter. Rolling at a constant speed, in a straight line, Tweenbots have a destination displayed on a flag, and rely on people they meet to…

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Rooftop Playgrounds – anno 1957

January 14th, 2009 No Comments

In 1957, the magazine ‘Mechanix Illustrated’ publiches this urban concept of rooftop playgrounds with the aim to get kids off the street and escape the gang wars.

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David Byrne – Playing the Building

September 3rd, 2008 No Comments

David Byrne is activating the Maritime Building’s Sound in NYC, a fromer ferry station, by the use of engines that set specifis parts of the building into vibration to release the objects natural ambient sound.

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Koolhaas – Houselife

March 29th, 2008 No Comments

New York’s Storefront for Art & Architecture has this great video (70min.) on show beginning April 22nd. The camera follows Guadalupe Acedo, caretaker and housekeeper, through the Koolhaas’ building and her day.

A film by Ila Bêka…

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Roof Commercials – 001

January 6th, 2008 No Comments


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Approaching La Guardia Airport it can be seen out of your plane window (wind & weather permitting) and today I came across this on google earth working on another project. ‘Target’ uses its…

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New York City Cabs

January 5th, 2008 No Comments

y-cab-9-blog.jpgWho would not associate Yellow Cabs and New York? After successfully showing these pics on the urbanizr flickr spot they should become a step of this blog. Blur in the pictures anonymizes the actual location, the actual…

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