May 18, 2010 • 1:28 pm 0
Like the movie Bladerunner, images of a future that is occurring unevenly… A postmodern future, where strange structural forms and dirt roads, fiber optics and donkeys coexist. A future that is not in the United States.
Pieces of the city are forming, like islands: “Photographer Bas Princen has a fantastic new exhibition, called “Refuge,” up at Storefront for Art and Architecture.
April 29, 2010 • 9:44 am 0
Check out this project to build a 1-acre working vegetable farm, producing local produce for Brooklyn, on a rooftop.
Aside from the intrinsic interest of the project – and the importance of urban agriculture to creating sustainable cities and a sustainable society – the “Kickstarter” site is an interesting experiment in alternative funding.
April 24, 2010 • 4:34 am 0
“Riding the subway in NYC is cheap, efficient, and often, highly irritating. It’s like a concentration of the most inconsiderate and rude people know to man, but hopefully one graphic designing prankster can help.”
Artist Jay Shells has produced ‘Subway Etiquette’ poster campaign – a series of posters based on people’s pet peeves about behaviour on the subway, and has been posting them, guerrilla style, through the system.
(ta, Laughing Squid, for the hook up)