The Pop-Up City

Rain water collection in Yemen, shaded bus shelters in Uganda and a pop-up modular park in Argentina are the legacy of Philips's Livable Cities Awards.
Feb 16, 2013   The Pop-Up City
A provocative art project dubbed the Urban Living Room has appeared on the streets of Rotterdam, its first stop on a worldwide journey to "support dialogue and connection in public realm."
Sep 20, 2012   The Pop-Up City
A group of "urban hacktivists" have been busy transforming Toronto's ubiquitous and ironically named "info pillars" (read: street billboards) into community platforms and art pieces, protesting their improper design and instillation.
Jul 24, 2012   The Pop-Up City
Jeroen Beekmans reports on the pet project of "urban hacktivist" Florian Rivière to produce light-weight pop-up crosswalks.
Mar 31, 2012   The Pop-Up City
International company IKEA, known for their low-cost design furniture, will develop a 26-acre complete London neighborhood.
Dec 16, 2011   The Pop-Up City
In a hurry to catch the train? In Utrecht, you can take the "transfer accelerator" - basically, a slide that was built as a fun addition to the subway station.
Jul 25, 2011   The Pop-Up City
Millions have been in the tent city of Mina in Mecca for the annual Hajj pilgrimage. Though the crowds are temporary, the infrastructure built to handle them is permanent.
Nov 24, 2010   The Pop-Up City