Whether or not New Yorkers are paying attention, their digital connectivity can sometimes rely on the finer points of a mess of paint on the street.
Some of the markings are orange, others yellow or red. Arrows, lines and letters combine to create a cryptic language of symbols and codes.
“It’s kind of scrawly and intense,” said the artist and writer Ingrid Burrington. “Living in New York, you’re trained not to look down, so it’s funny how rich and dense these markings can get..." — Wall Street Journal
the city-as-a-system approach described earlier can be applied as a methodology to identify how complex problems that may appear unrelated...interact with each other in the context of a given city or threat network. Taking this approach may allow planners to identify emergent patterns within the complex adaptive system of a relevant city, make sense of the system logic, and thus begin to design tailored interventions. — Global Trends 2030
all are really just a smoke screen for a much deeper set of political and even philosophical issues that will impact urban dwellers in the near future, especially as more than half’s the world’s population will soon be living in cities. That set of issues centers around the delicate dance between public and private ownership of space, both in the cloud and on the ground. — Future Perfect
Ediciones Vibok has been awarded with FAD Thought & Criticism 2011 prize for the book Collective Architectures, edited by the architect Paula Alvarez
FAD Awards (Promoting Architecture and Design) were created in Barcelona in 1958 with the aim of promoting cutting-edge trends and recognize the quality of new approaches and open researches in contrast with traditional languages. — ARQUINFAD
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