Archinect - News 2015-11-26T02:14:44-05:00 UrbanCampsite Amsterdam lets visitors camp in style in these artsy "tents" Justine Testado 2015-07-24T15:41:00-04:00 >2015-07-25T17:42:03-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>If you happen to find yourself wandering <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IJburg</a>'s Centrumeiland artificial island in Amsterdam this summer, you might encounter a peculiar group of art installations randomly camped out in what feels like the middle of nowhere. Although the installations alone are enough to draw in passers-by, they're actually part of UrbanCampsite Amsterdam, an outdoor public exhibition wherein you can, yes, go camping.</p><p>Founders Annette van Driel and Francis Nijenhuis launched UrbanCampsite Amsterdam this past June after a successful first exhibition last year. As a way to brighten up the "sandy piece of wasteland" on the IJburg island and attract visitors to the developing neighborhood, the project offers all the basics of outdoor camping&nbsp;&mdash; but appeals to anyone looking to add a "luxurious" artsy twist in their experience.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>The campsite features 12 very different installations mostly built out of waste materials. With an <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Airbnb</a> reservation, a lucky number of visitors can spend the night in these char...</p> Park Rules Scrutinized Quilian Riano 2011-10-16T04:00:22-04:00 >2011-10-16T11:27:46-04:00 <img src="" width="380" height="481" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>[ed] How 'public' space is lost "Casting a wary eye on the four-week-old Occupy Wall Street encampment, a group representing some of the city's most influential landlords plans to ask the city to revamp the rules governing privately owned parks, including removing a requirement that they be open 24 hours a day."</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Urban Camping Anyone? Orhan Ayyüce 2011-06-14T14:18:51-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="334" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>From Amelia Earhart to s'mores: New York City's first airport to become country's largest urban campground. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said that the National Park Service will develop the nation's largest urban campground at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn, a former airport used by Amelia Earhart and Howard Hughes. Mr Salazar said Monday: 'We want to make New York the leading example of what we can do around the country with urban parks'.</p></em><br /><br /><p> My question is: "Would this be a copyright issue with the <a href=",1,3710370.story" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">homeless</a>?"</p> <p> +</p> <p> It has been studied before,&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">1</a> &amp; <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;successfully&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">cataloged</a>.</p>