The City is a Playground: 15 Interactive Installations
Art installations that invite or even dare passersby to join in on a fun activity transform even the most stiff and boring urban environments into public playgrounds. Musical swings on the sidewalk…
How great is this? A public bench with LED-technology and solar power by Goodmorning Technology. An energy efficient solution that can make public spaces safe, day and night.
charlie davidson: sunniside public realm
the seating design is centered around the notion of turning public furnitureinto a more interactive element that feels alive and as if it were free to move about rather than fixed in place.
Tree Rings - Christmas illumination of the Champs-Elysées in Paris.
The contemporary, pure and flexible form of Tree Rings, was designed and developed with a particular attention to respect of nature."
51. FLOOR LIGHTS
Make wider use of paving lights Walking through Liberty Plaza at night is one of the current highlights of Downtown, with the glowing trees and lights in the floor causing people to stop in their tracks and reach for their camera phone. The plaza demonstrates how floor lights can bring a sense of specialness to a place. The lights act as a beacon, welcoming passers-by to use the square, and should be used more widely throughout the city.
The bus stop of the future… today – TechCrunch
This sassy little bus stop – it actually looks more like a cellphone, but who cares – is a design created by MIT architects and engineers. The system will let you tell when the next bus is due, figure out where you are, and even grab news headlines from the aether. It is “covered” in […]