Category Archives: New York

DRIVE New York

DRIVE is a nationwide journey to encourage bottom-up efforts and “drive” social innovation through design. The project documents collaborative creations with urban and rural community groups. Designed by Rotten Apple and Soft Walks, DRIVE is a six-city series that starts off in New York City and continues in Detroit, Chicago, Milwaukee, Omaha and Laramie. Continue reading

Dive into the Park Avenue Tunnel

As part of  The New York City Depeartment of Transporatation Summer Streets 2014, Norwegian artist Jana Winderen created a 7-block long immersive sound installation within the Park Avenue Tunnel, running from 33rd Street to 40th Street. The soundscape uses sound recorded from shallow to deep underwater environments found in countries from Greenland to Thailand.  Continue reading

Invisible Barn

invisible barn

The Invisible Barn by New York-based STPMJ is a design proposal for Folly 2014, an annual competition led by Architectural League of New York and Socrates Sculpture Park. The design is a barn shaped-wooden structure covered with a reflective film on the surface that reflects the surrounding environment, highlighting different species of trees and plants, sky, ground and the seasonal changes of the site. The reflection allows the structure to smoothly assimilate with nature that allows for a novel and interactive experience. Continue reading

Las Bicicletas in NYC

The New York City Department of Transportation’s DOT Art Program and the Parks 
and Recreation Department present “Las Bicicletas,” a 122 bicycle inspired sculpture exhibition by Mexican artist Gilberto Aceves Navarro. The sculptures were installed on DOT sites in Manhattan and Brooklyn. 

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