Private vs Public: Space, Sharing, Trust and Design – A Talk at Social Cities Amsterdam

Tension between the private and public realm was a recurring component of last autumn’s news, as the users of public space and the stewards of those spaces, both private and municipal, clashed during the Occupy protests. The protests themselves bore the marks of tense private vs public realities, given the immense and disproportionate stores of …

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Urban Play in the media

We’re still compiling the fantastic amount of media coverage Urban Play and Experimenta Amsterdam has received over the past few days, but for now, I thought I’d share a very good video done by Dutch “Innovative Lifestyle” magazine Bright on the project. For those who want to see the Moving Forest, well, moving, or get …

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Urban Play Amsterdam comes together

Apologies for the lack of recent posts, but the final touches are being put on Urban Play, so that’s where my time is going at the moment. I really couldn’t be more thrilled with what is taking place with the project right now. Case-in-point: “Fish in the Sky” by Nothing Design Group from Korea, above, …

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