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Tweet City: what if London’s buildings grew according to the amount of data they generated? Hügel and Roumpani’s cool visualisation tool

What if London’s buildings grew according to the amount of data they generate? Stephan Hügel (@urschrei) and Flora Roumpani (@en_topia) two PhD students from The Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, University College London, have been working on a system to read in Twitter data to CityEngine and link the geo locations to building outlines. ‘As part of our

Play Me, a seminal video exploring patterns in children’s play across cultures

Play Me, a video exploring patterns in children’s play across cultures, was produced in 1997 by Helena Bullivant, the film producer and Director of Fierce Bird Films for the highly successful international touring exhibition Kid size: The Material World of Childhood for Vitra Design Museum, Germany, co-curated by her sister Lucy Bullivant, curator, author and founder of Urbanista.org, and Jutta Oldiges, curator at Vitra Design Museum, which toured globally for a phenomenal eight year stint. Clearly, such a unique, cross-cultural, anthropological-design historical focus had rarely been applied to this absorbing, seminal topic affecting everybody around the world.

Tiuna el Fuerte Cultural Park, Caracas, Venezuela, wins the first International Award for Public Art, 2013

The first International Award for Public Art (IAPA) has been awarded to Tiuna el Fuerte Cultural Park, Caracas,Venezuela, a self-initiated project by Alejandro Haiek Coll, Eleanna Cadalso and Michelle Sánchez de León of the architects collective Lab.Pro.Fab (Venezuela). By occupying underused land within the city of Caracas, the project addresses the city’s lack of green space and fulfils

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