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Moving forest in Amsterdam

Category: ⚐ EN+city+design+paisaje

Here is a very nice example of Dutch attitude to public space.

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Mobile community garden

Category: ⚐ EN+city+mobility+the environment

The Dutch artist Anne Chienmeier has already done small gardens on the bus roofs and airplanes. And her last project is movable community garden. Citizens can take it directly continue reading

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Mobile community garden

Category: ⚐ EN+city+mobility+the environment

The Dutch artist Anne Chienmeier has already done small gardens on the bus roofs and airplanes. And her last project is movable community garden. Citizens can take it directly continue reading

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Pink virus in Rotterdam

Category: ⚐ EN+architecture+arte+city+design+eu:abierto+the environment

 

Pinks dots all over the street. That is project by STUDIO VOLLAERSZWART.  LET’S STICK TOGETHER-812U

a colourful virus of 45.000 stickers was unleashed onto the buildings of the Witte deWith street for annual art festival “World of Witte de With” in Rotterdam, September 2006. continue reading

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Blooming NYC Cabs

Category: ⚐ EN+city+design+mobility+the environment

Last year since 2007 September until years end New York City has visually transformed. Taxi, yellow icon, blossomed in all colors and became a mobile artistic canvas, or Garden in Transit. continue reading

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Blooming NYC Cabs

Category: ⚐ EN+city+design+mobility+the environment

Last year since 2007 September until years end New York City has visually transformed. Taxi, yellow icon, blossomed in all colors and became a mobile artistic canvas, or Garden in Transit. continue reading

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Imitated nature in Tokyo

Category: ⚐ EN+city+the environment

The typical characteristic of modern Japanese cities, most evident in Tokyo, is a chaotic, patchwork-like, urban environment filled with high-density residential and commercial areas close to industrial plants. Tokyo is known for hypermodern architecture, skyscrapers and looks like a future city. But how do people actually live in this concrete urbanity? continue reading

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Playgrounds for kids in The Netherlands

Category: ⚐ EN+city+design

Carve is a dutch design firm that focuses on the planning of public space, particularly for use by children and young people. They create innovative and playful playground/park equipment. One of the most amazing projects continue reading

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Leave you car, take a bike, or walk, or do both

Category: ⚐ EN+design

Environmentalists will tell you that there are only two proper ways to get around in these days of global warming; bike riding and walking. Why not bound these two transportation methods into one? Max Knight created the Walking Bike from 8 pairs of sneakers and some fancy wheel modifications. The wheels have been replaced with special wheels outfitted with 8 pairs of separate sneakers. continue reading

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Sustainable education for kids – Kinetic electric toys

Category: ⚐ EN+design+technologies

“Odo” by Sony is a new generation of toys that takes advantage of child-generated kinetic energy, and which can be used without ever having to be plugged in for a recharge. Products are inspired by children’s imagination & curiousity designed to provide new experiences, a sense of ecological values, environmental issues and energy sources. They are an invitation to enjoy a new level of interaction with devices, having fun moving parts, turning cranks, and using your body to generate energy as you play with them.

Toys are familiar and accessible even to young children. The product body itself is made of recycled or vegetable-based plastic as a commitment to the environment

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