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  • Trash Isles to become a Nation

  • The Trash Isles is an area of plastic trash in the Pacific Ocean that’s the size of France – and no-one is doing anything about it. So LADbible and the Plastic Oceans Foundation have gone to the United Nations to declare it as a country, give it a voice and help get this mess cleaned up. “As you read this, an obsce[...]
  • Fireflies in Philly by Cai Guo-Qiang

  • Today a river of colorful fireflies by Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang will ride in the streets of Philadelpia. This large public art project was commissioned by the Association for Public Art with Fung Collaboratives on the occasion of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway’s centennial, with major support from The Pew Center[...]
  • Five years of Captchas

  • Conceived by Silvio Lorusso and Sebastian Schmeig, Five Years of Captured Captchas is a series of five leporello books that span a total length of 90 meters, chronicling every single captcha that the authors have solved over the course of five years. “At the end of 2011, while discussing the labor involved in such [...]
  • Stusu: rent an atelier around the world

  • Need a creative studio for a short period of time? Stusu is the first platform for artist studio sublets around the world. With tempting prices that range from 4 to 40 dollars of rent per day, you might find yourself at ease within the familiar environment of an artist's atelier. You own a pretty studio but you liv[...]
  • For Minecraft planners only

  • When Minecraft entered the charts of the best video games in history, it actually meant that architecture and urban planning had turned into one of the most popular topics among kids. Quite an achievement that makes us wonder how the phenomenon will impact our built environment. In Minecraft, kids (and their parent[...]
  • Brandless: the 3 dollars revolution

  • Are brands a thing of the past? Based in San Francisco and Minneapolis, We Are Brandless ™ is a concept that was brought to life by group of thinkers, eaters and doers who are pushing for more transparency and community-driven values. First of all, goodbye fancy brands. The main objective is to select well sourced [...]
  • Otra Nation, the ultimate frontier

  • Otra Nation is a proposal for a regenerative co-nation shared by citizens of both Mexico and the United Stated: a resilient response to the current issues surrounding the border, through the creation of the world’s first regenerative open co-nation. The project has been submitted to both governments by MADE collect[...]
  • Álvaro Siza: Fragmentos da viagem #2

  • La prima tappa del viaggio di Neighbourhood wAmA (Where Álvaro meets Aldo) è il quartiere di Bouça, progettato a Porto dall'architetto Álvaro Siza nell'ambito del programma SAAL svoltosi in due fasi (1973/78 e 2001/2006). Il complesso conta un totale di 126 alloggi destinati ad edilizia sociale che oggi ospitano al[...]
  • BIPOLAND: International Holocaust Remembrance Day

  • Poland is a country with a very brutal past, even so recent at just 70 years ago. The holocaust is something I have thought about often as a child, especially as a 3-year-old with a vivid imagination and my father sitting me in front of the television to watch Pink Floyd's 'The Wall' film. I have always wanted to visit[...]
  • Designing for Empathy

  • “We are facing a crisis of empathy. In the past 20 years we’ve seen a 40% decline in the markers for empathy among college student in the United States. Research shows that even a silent phone on a lunch table between two people causes them to share less with each other, let them feel less connected, less interested an[...]
  • FIAT LUX: Illuminating Our Common Home

  • Dec. 8, 2015 A public art projection to light St. Peter's Basilica and inspire change around the climate crisis "Fiat Lux: Illuminating Our Common Home" developed in partnership with Paul G. Allen's Vulcan Inc., the Li Ka Shing Foundation, Okeanos and Obscura Digital, under the auspices of the World Bank Group's Co[...]