Hybrid Art Project Creates Symbiosis Between Plants and Computers

September 24, 2015


Throughout much of history, art and science have co-existed in a symbiotic and synergistic relationship. Inquiry, experimentation, and observation lead to creative works in both the studio and the laboratory. A modern-day example of this melding of the … Read More...

PARK(ing) Day Turns Parking Spaces Into Parklets

September 18, 2015


What began in 2005 as a local art project designed to call attention to the need for more open urban social spaces, PARK(ing) Day has become an annual global event which now engages local communities in rethinking the way they Read More...

Farm-to-Table Communities Create Sustainable Suburban “AgriHoods”

September 17, 2015


Where you live is the foundation of your lifestyle. Urban areas lend themselves to a lifestyle of social interaction, cultural events, career climbing, and because of limited space, world-building that includes what’s outside of the home more than what’s inside.Read More...

Reclaiming Urban Spaces: Modular Micro-City On Parisian Bridge

September 2, 2015


Parisian Architect Stéphane Malka addresses the economic inequities inherent in urbanization in a concept that reimagines how people might live in today’s mobile world–in this case, hanging off the side of the Pont Neuf bridge in Paris.


Malka thinks people …

Life, Shelter, and Nature: Contemporary Interpretations of the Sukkah

August 20, 2015

desert_veil_sukkahville_2015_urbangardensweb Italian Gianluca Pelizza’s Desert Veil, a wood-framed cube roofed with olive branches.

The Kehilla Residential Programme’s annual Sukkahville Design Competition invites architects, students, artists, builders and design professionals to submit design proposals for the design and construction of a contemporary Read More...

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