Understanding the Challenges of the Livable Future City. Guest Lecture Prof Dr Gerhard Schmitt, Future City Laboratory ETH Zürich. 17.5.2016 Siemens Auditorium, HIT, ETH Hönggerberg, Zürich.Weiterlesen "Input: Challenges of the Livable Future City"
Resilience is more than robustnes.Weiterlesen "The Resilience Strategy will ensure that Rotterdam will be prepared"
Die Stadt wächst nach innen.Weiterlesen "Architektur wird in Zürich auch verhandelt"
In the meantime, while you are sketching, you will develop your ideas and you have the time to rethink and alter your focus.Weiterlesen "Posters"
A city where farms float in the harbour.Weiterlesen "Rotterdam is much more then a harbour"
Art has since ever been an attractor for people. But art is even more: it is a topic for everybody to bring in his or her view or point of view. Art became a platform for city discussions and even more. Mothership is a cooperation of artists who want to interact with the city. So they […]Weiterlesen "The power of art is communication"
Check your ideas with the Creativity Check Card to find an innovative solution for your Sketches … Download the CREATIVITY CHECK card as PDF …Weiterlesen "Not only fancy stuff!"
Why we need the creative ideas from Urban Sketchers to improve the cities. And why they have so many good ideas.Weiterlesen "Urban Sketchers are the storyboarder for the future livable city"
Urban Sketching ist die Gegenbewegung zum massenhaften Bilderpflücken. Ein Trend, der allerdings Mut braucht bekommt zunehmends Zulauf.Weiterlesen "Kreativ-Trend „Urban Sketching“: Mein Bild der Welt"
If we ban the cars and lorries from where we live, we expand not only our livability, but our livingrooms towards social interaction. Readings | More cycling, better public transport and car bans – cities from Delhi to Zurich are using a range of initiatives to lower traffic pollution and improve health. Black and greasy […]Weiterlesen "How are cities around the world tackling air pollution?"
The biggest advantage of the sketch is, that it is able to show the future. Urban Sketchers want to take a closer look at the things to understand how they are and what these things mean to us.Weiterlesen "What is Urban Sketching?"
The International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam is the show of „What’s Next?“ Influence from the pioneers, the inventors and the early adopters is important that new ideas can spread.Weiterlesen "„WHAT’S NEXT?“ International Biennale of Architecture Rotterdam"
Listen to the session at re:publica 2016: „They dream of the smart city“ … „but they are learning very quickly that all these fantasy worlds just aren’t going to happen.“ Richard SennettWeiterlesen "The City as an Open System"
The Report of the World Commission on Environment and Development is the guideline for all of us.Weiterlesen "Our Common Future – Brundtland Bericht"
Have an eye on the creative pond, where good ideas grow and creativity is a lifestyle that leads to innovation. We need new solutions for the new generations on a sustainable background.Weiterlesen "See what the neighbour does"
„Dream – focus – plan – do and dream on – focus again – plan on and do it all again!“ Learn to apply „design thinking“ and solve problems by rethinking again and again.Weiterlesen "The DO School Berlin for designthinking"
How should we design and govern our cities? Although we are not prophets, we can investigate and imagine tomorrow’s city, research it by design. IABR–2016–THE NEXT ECONOMY focuses on the challenges.Weiterlesen "International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam"
Die Statistik zeigt, dass zwischen 2004 und 2014 nur vier der 173 untersuchten Städte und städtischen Gemeinden einen Bevölkerungsschwund hatten, den grössten verzeichnet Arosa mit minus 1,7 %.Weiterlesen "Statistik der Schweizer Städte 2016"
With this award, the European Commission’s aim was to celebrate the city that is building the best “innovation ecosystem”- connecting citizens, public organisations, academia, and business.Weiterlesen "Amsterdam: European Capital of Innovation"
Western European cities dominate the top of our 2016 Quality of Living Rankings, with Vienna remaining in the No.1 spot. Luxembourg earns the top spot for personal safety.Weiterlesen "Mercer Quality of Living"
Autodesk and it’s software sketchbook is a huge help in sketching and afterwards designig our tomorrows world. Take a look at the students opportunity.Weiterlesen "„Line//Shape//Space“ an Initiative from Autodesk"
Readings | The book presents a multifaceted and diverse platform of ideas about European public space and its social, cultural, economic,and historical significance. Approached from a variety of different disciplines—with essays by sociologists and novelists; architects and anthropologists—this discussion is focused on seven lessons that have been learned through the prolific construction of public spaces across […]Weiterlesen "Europe City Urban Public Space"
Antwerpen made an investment in art and architecture, but took care of their roots. Now they enjoy a good mixture of livability.Weiterlesen "Slow Urbanism at its best"
It is not the sensor filled high-tech city that will shape our future. It will be our creativity to find new solutions for the domanding questions of today.Weiterlesen "City Sense – Shaping your world with real time data"
Urban Mobility: How technology will keep us moving in congested citiesWeiterlesen "Technologist.eu on Mobility"
De slimste straat van Nederland zien wij als een creatieve leeromgeving, waar iedereen slimme oplossingen voor de uitdagingen van de stad kan ontwikkelen, testen en tonen.Weiterlesen "Knowledge Mile"
Readings | THE HACKABLE CITY: A RESEARCH MANIFESTO AND DESIGN TOOLKIT The Hackable City is a research project on the role of digital media in the process of citymaking that resulted from a cooperation between One Architecture and The Mobile City Foundation. The proj- ect investigates the opportunities of digital media technologies for the empowerment of citizens […]Weiterlesen "Hackable City Manifesto and Toolkit"