Daily Show: Edward Glaeser - Triumph of the City →
Who: Edward Glaeser and John Stewart What: Triumph of the City: Cities play to mankind’s ability to learn from each other face to face. Where: Daily Show / Harvard Econ Dept. When: 14 Feb 2011 Tools: Research
Solar Bike Path →
Who: TNO Innovation for Life What: SolaRoad is a road that doubles as a solar panel. The very special combination of these two functions enables the solar energy to be captured and converted into electrical energy within the space that is already being used by roads. This energy can then be used for all kinds of energy carriers such as road lighting, traffic installations and even households. ...
Intelligent Cities / National Building Museum
Who: National Building Museum, Time Magazine, IBM, Rockefeller Foundation What: For as long as we have lived in cities we have reflected on their form, feel, and function. From the launch of the first hot air balloon to the creation of geospatial information software, we have developed technologies that enable us to assess what we have done, what we are doing, and what we wish to do. Today,...
Street With A View →
Who: Robin Hewlett and Ben Kinsley What: Street With A View introduces fiction, both subtle and spectacular, into the doppelganger world of Google Street View. On May 3rd 2008, artists Robin Hewlett and Ben Kinsley invited the Google Inc. Street View team and residents of Pittsburgh’s Northside to collaborate on a series of tableaux along Sampsonia Way. Neighbors, and other participants from...
Who: Bonnie Shaw What: Snap-Shot-City is a simultaneous world wide photographic treasure hunt. It aims to bring people together on-the-ground and on-line, to celebrate the cities in which we live. It challenges people to open their eyes to the extraordinary; everyday; everywhere, by challenging them to become artists for a day and to create simultaneous fun for our extended social networks all...
Red Bull Street Art View →
Who: Redbull What: A collaborative collection of sites from Google Street view showcasing street art from all over the globe. Where: Global Tools: Crowd sourced knowledge gathering, mapping When: 2011 -