Phone booths are an endangered urban species, joining the ranks of newspaper boxes, parking pay meters, and other urban elements whose original function has been replaced by technology and changing social behavior. A common thread runs through all these piecesContinue Reading

NatureStructure: Design that works with nature by Scott Burnham

NatureStructure is infrastructure designed for nature; work created to nurture and repair ecosystems and habitats and integrate natural processes into the built environment. The history of the built environment could be considered a battle against nature: barricading cities and coastsContinue Reading

Scott Burnham Interview in Totally Stockholm Magazine

Below is an interview I gave to Totally Stockholm Magazine when Reprogramming the City opened at ARKDES, Stockholm, Sweden. As the article’s author Peter Steen-Christensen introduces the piece: “Burnham is convinced that the modern urban area of today hides largeContinue Reading

As part of my work with Venice’s neighboring city of Jesolo, Italy, a set of traffic lights are being reprogrammed to become an interactive game of tic tac toe that the public can play. The city of Jesolo asked meContinue Reading