Evolo Housing Competition Results

August 23rd, 2007 | Filed under: Architecture, Urbanism | 1 Comment »


Evolo’s 07-housing-competition results are out. Check them out. They’re all way too small to read the text, but the images look great.

Dubai Inc.

February 9th, 2007 | Filed under: Architecture, Future, Sustainability, Urbanism | 3 Comments »


Money. Fear. Disney. Debt bondage. Mega architecture.
Mike Davis writes on Fear and Money in Dubai at the New Left Review.

via Space and Culture

Interactive Graffiti on Architecture

August 21st, 2006 | Filed under: Architecture, Augmented, Urbanism, Video | 3 Comments »


Interactive Architecture (video) is an illustration of the concept that digital projections can interact with the surfaces upon which they are projected.

Flood Maps

August 16th, 2006 | Filed under: Future, Scary, Sustainability, Urbanism | 1 Comment »


Will your house become beachfront property by 2100? Find out with Flood Maps.

more at Times Online

Wal-Mart Growth

May 8th, 2006 | Filed under: Mapping, Urbanism, Video | 6 Comments »


Thomas Holmes has assembled an animation of Wal-Mart Store Openings spreading across the US from 1962 to 2004.

via theboxtank

Invisible Dynamics : Cabspotting

April 10th, 2006 | Filed under: Mapping, Urbanism, Video | 2 Comments »

cabspotting.jpg Stamen Design's Invisible Dynamics takes GPS tracking information from San Francisco Yellow Cabs to generate video of a city flowing, pulsing, living, growing. [video1] [video2] via Boing Boing

Mobile Living

April 4th, 2006 | Filed under: Architecture, Building Tech, Fabrication Tech, Products, Sustainability, Urbanism | 2 Comments »


Presented in the spectacular 18,000 sf Skylight Studios Gallery, Soho, NYC, Mobile Living will exhibit the unparalleled advancements in our society that have manifested our modern nomadic lifestyle. . . Mixing design and technology this will be a groundbreaking, curated presentation, running concurrently with the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), and DesignDowntown in New York City, May 2006. Mobile Homes, Mobile Phones, Mobile computing, Automobiles, Motor homes, indoor and outdoor furniture will all be topics in the show.

A Force More Powerful

March 11th, 2006 | Filed under: Products, Social, Urbanism, Virtual Reality | 3 Comments »

A Force More Powerful is the first and only game to teach the waging of conflict using nonviolent methods. Destined for use by activists and leaders of nonviolent resistance and opposition movements, the game will also educate the media and general public on the potential of nonviolent action and serve as a simulation tool for academic studies of nonviolent resistance.

via Z Partners

Maximum Suburbia

February 7th, 2006 | Filed under: Architecture, Urbanism | 5 Comments »

Low income homes in Ixtapaluca, Mexico City (10,000 units. It’s real.)
more Mexico City aerial views from the helicopter pilot/photographer C.O. Ruiz


Aerial Los Angeles

January 12th, 2006 | Filed under: Architecture, Urbanism, Video | No Comments »

Watch LA, the organism, breath and pulsate. [video]
(a snippet from the Grasscollective)