Our relationship with food has become a status symbol, sold to us by celebrities, celebrity chefs, and the 24-hour food entertainment industry. One Dutch design studio wants us to enjoy our food in a more personal way.
“Historic maps show a bridge existed on this site in the 1800s and linked the centre of Copenhagen to its defensive ramparts, some of which still exist,” explains Simon Roberts, Associate Director of international architecture practice WilkinsonEyre.
Open now until 9 February 2020 the Design Museum, London
A project by Studio MiCat, There Project and Proud Studio
Commissioned by the Victoria and Albert Museum for London Design Festival, Sackler Courtyard, 14-22 September 2019
New York’s historic Essex Street Market recently moved from its original location into a modern space, urban farms on the city’s rooftops are closer aligned with society’s increased food consciousness than many fresh produce markets.
The small Costa Rican city’s strategic vision is using bees, butterflies, bats, and hummingbirds to improve the quality of life of its citizens.
Every Sunday, the Colombian capital turns over its major streets to cyclists, pedestrians, and sporting events. This 45-year old city-wide program, promotes physical activity, healthy living, and an improved social environment.
ENOUGH: The Architecture of Degrowth.
Around the world campaigners, cities, and governments are declaring a state of emergency in response to accelerating global warming.
Practice for Architecture and Urbanism believe that design can tangibly improve cities, as long as it strives to make a social impact, and resists becoming a service for only the wealthy.