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Category: ⚐ EN+architecture

Go public. From the successful spaces designed to be enjoyed by the community to the tools citizens have to influence those areas, common or not. From new design methods that create extraordinary opportunities to decisions that challenge our basic public structures. And all this through documentation, investigation and idealization of what can be done; because we believe in the power of PUBLIC. Yes, that is you.

The eighth issue of the quarterly design journal MAS Context, PUBLIC, is already out.  All the content is available for free at, where you can order a printed copy of the journal from Lulu and download the electronic version.

Contributors include Luis Chillida, Andrew Clark, Lick Fai Eric Ho, Matthew Hoffman, Iker Gil, KARO* with Architektur+Netzwerk, labRAD, Edward Emile Richardson, Rob Smith, Snøhetta, Francine Stock, and David Yoon.

MAS Context is a quarterly journal created by MAS Studio that addresses issues that affect the urban context.  Its aim is to provide a comprenhensive view of a topic by the active participation of people from different fields and different perspectives. It instigates the debate.


text by Iker Gil, editor in chief of MAS Context

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Sentient City: Interview with Fabien Girardin

Category: ⚐ EN+architecture+espacios sensibles | sentient city


This interview is in the framework of a Phd research about new technologies and hybrid cities. It aims to demonstrate how this new tools can revitalize public spaces at the city. continue reading

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Open and free web repository that aims to provide public access to US Federal Government datasets

Category: ⚐ EN+technologies


Twitter is currently echoing the excitement of open data advocates and data geeks alike, due the release of, an open and free web repository that aims to provide public access to US Federal Government datasets. Or, in official terms: “The purpose of is to increase public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government“. continue reading