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22 May 2006
Berlin
Last weekend was the annual Designmai in Berlin. The topic “Build or Die” had some projects relating to urban nomads and low cost shelter.
Here are some links.

Nohotel
-using vacant buildings or construction sites as temporary hotels.

Link to a96 architects and the Folding Box house
here

Link to Instant Housing by Winfried Baumann
here

And on the topic of creatively activating the City-Soundbombs that can be left around the streets or in trees to leave secret messages, “non visual grafitti” by Felix Hardmood Beck
here

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In January 2006, UNESCO appointed Berlin as a “City of Design”, a title it now shares with Shanghai and Buenos Aries. Not by chance, “Designcity” was ...
Joni T
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Projects  

nolvadex

The project intersects with recent public debate in Copenhagen about air pollution in the city. In collaboration with Senior Scientist Jørgen Brandt from The National Environmental Research Institute in Denmark a first prototype is developed for making an indicator that can be placed in the city and display local levels of pollution as well as pollution forecasts on individual streets. The project holds an open source script for displaying data from the Internet in a variety of forms.
Nis
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Link of the Week:  
Interview with Fritz Haeg by Nato Thompson

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