And anyone wanting an update on the “dismantling” of Berlin’s Palast der Republik can still take a look at the live webcam before it's gone forever. While the Senate talks of the “urban gap” that the Palast created, I wonder what they would call it now? Check out the website… proving that demolition can be a spectator sport.
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.