Archinect - News 2017-08-21T08:18:34-04:00 My Ideal City: Crowd-Sourcing Bogotá Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2013-08-19T21:14:00-04:00 >2013-08-26T21:13:06-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="488" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>[My Ideal City] is an instrument where all people in Bogota help to create their city by interacting in proposals made for their Downtown in crowd sourcing, thus impacting design through real time interaction and direct feedback. Once the different initiatives are defined, the process is completed by the population crowd funding its own initiatives.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Winka Dubbeldam (Archi-Tectonics) and Rodrigo Nino (Prodigy Network) have developed<strong> Downtown Bogot&aacute; // My Ideal City</strong>, an online platform for the citizens of Bogot&aacute; to influence their local city-planning proposals. Recognizing that middle-class population growth across Latin America often outpaces the speed of urban development, My Ideal City responds to the demand for bottom-up planning measures. If successful, the online-platform could be implemented across the globe.</p> <p> Visit the <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">My Ideal City</a> platform.</p> <p> The exhibition showcasing My Ideal City will be on display at <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architekturforum Aedes</a> in Berlin, Germany, through August 29, 2013.</p> Mathias Klotz: "The Poetics of Boxes" exhibit opens next month Justine Testado 2013-08-13T16:25:00-04:00 >2013-08-29T23:12:28-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="532" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> "The Poetics of Boxes" is the first monographic exhibit in Europe of the work of Mathias Klotz, currently one of Chile's most acclaimed international architects. The exhibit opens on Sept. 13 at Aedes Berlin.</p> <p> The upcoming exhibit will reveal the design approaches and methods of Klotz's characteristic works, as described in the press release below.</p> <p> "<strong>The Poetics of Boxes</strong><br><strong>Mathias Klotz, Chile</strong></p> <p> Location: Aedes am Pfefferberg, Studio, Christinenstr. 18-19, 10119 Berlin<br> Exhibition dates: September 13 &ndash; October 17, 2013<br> Opening: Friday, September 13, 2013, 6:30 PM<br> Opening hours: Tue-Fri 11 AM &ndash; 6:30 PM, Sat/Sun, 1 &ndash; 5 PM</p> <p> Klotz&rsquo;s works are characterised by their structural clarity. The distinct volumes and lines of his buildings correspond with perfect conceptual rigour to the landscape. In the exhibition this cosmopolitan from the Pacific presents his approaches and working methods..."<br><br><img alt="" src="" title=""><br><br> "Alongside his work as an architect for over thirty years, Mathias Klotz is also active as a ...</p>