Monthly Archives: June 2011

Moving Platforms: The railway system of the future?

Now that’s a big idea: Forget waiting for your next train. Simply change trains while in motion! British transport designers Priestmangoode have presented a concept, which connects local trams to a network of non-stop high speed trains – enabling passengers to travel from their local stop to another country without […]

The Heidelberg Project – Happy Birthday! 1

  Imagine someone is coming up to you, asking this cunning question: „What is art for you today?“ Could you provide your ultimate answer without measurable delay? Yes? Wow, amazing. No? You might want to start your walk with Tyree Guyton and the creative community around 3600 Heidelberg Street, Detroit […]

The Urban Farming Guys – Vitalize your city!

… is a living experiment taking place in one of the most blighted areas of the US. About 20 families left their comfortable suburban homes and moved into a new, but uncertain future. Surrounded by crime, unemployment and collective hopelessness, they share a clear and ambitious vision: “… to empower […]

When a train track turns into a park: High Line in NYC 1

The High Line in New York City is definitely one of my most favorite urban design projects. Originally the High Line was built in the 1930s, as part of a massive public-private infrastructure project. It lifted freight traffic 30 feet in the air, removing dangerous trains from the streets of […]

Daphne Guinness: Undressed – Video Portrait

Recently an amazing insight of fashion journalist and collector Daphne Guinness was published on – Daphne Guinness: Undressed. It is something special when a public figure talks about inspiration, feelings and intentions. The portrait shows her as a shy personen who is more interested in doing than the reverse. People may call […]