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Gamasutra - News - Opinion: Game Thinking

Gamasutra - News - Opinion: Game Thinking | Design of public and private spaces | Scoop.it
In this reprinted #altdevblogaday-opinion piece, Broken Rules' (And Yet It Moves) Martin Pichlmair looks at...
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3 Tips For Designing A Work Space That Embodies Your Brand | Co. Design

3 Tips For Designing A Work Space That Embodies Your Brand | Co. Design | Design of public and private spaces | Scoop.it
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John Sobol: I'm Going Gifting @ Occupy Wall Street. Want To Join Me?

John Sobol: I'm Going Gifting @ Occupy Wall Street. Want To Join Me? | Design of public and private spaces | Scoop.it

Public Gifting represents everything that Wall Street does not - a sustainable system of social relations predicated on generosity, sharing, leadership and trust. I'm going down to Occupy Wall Street to do some public gifting this weekend, and I'm inviting others to join me, even - maybe even especially - those who are far away. Read on to find out how to Occupy Wall Street with meaning, with caring, and with fun! And how to 'give' the oligarchs something to think about!


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Volkswagen ‘Art Heist’ Campaign Encourages Admirers And Thieves @PSFK

Volkswagen ‘Art Heist’ Campaign Encourages Admirers And Thieves @PSFK | Design of public and private spaces | Scoop.it
Volkswagen celebrates contemporary art for all in Canada with its latest campaign.
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Walkability in surprising places | SmartPlanet

Walkability in surprising places | SmartPlanet | Design of public and private spaces | Scoop.it
The U.S. might be a car-dependent nation, but Richard Florida finds some interested trends in walkability in the largest U.S. cities.
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'Tactical Urbanists' converge on New York | New Urban Network

'Tactical Urbanists' converge on New York | New Urban Network | Design of public and private spaces | Scoop.it
Small-scale, incremental interventions in cities will be explored in the first Tactical Urbanism Salon, scheduled for this Saturday in Long Island City, Queens.
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Future High-Rises May Look Like Giant Toy Building Blocks [Pics] @PSFK

Future High-Rises May Look Like Giant Toy Building Blocks [Pics] @PSFK | Design of public and private spaces | Scoop.it
The Vertical Village exhibition includes a tall, colorful sculpture to represent a contemporary approach to urban development.
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Architecture For Humanity Working To Transform NYC’s Forgotten Park @PSFK

Architecture For Humanity Working To Transform NYC’s Forgotten Park @PSFK | Design of public and private spaces | Scoop.it
Holm Architecture Office's design proposal features a multi-use skate park tied to the Manhattan Bridge.
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Trends in U.S. design: services, social responsibility | SmartPlanet

Trends in U.S. design: services, social responsibility | SmartPlanet | Design of public and private spaces | Scoop.it
The nominees for the People’s Design Award, decided by popular vote and given in conjunction with the National Design Awards, offer insight into...
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Secrets of San Francisco | SPUR - San Francisco Planning + Urban Research Association

Secrets of San Francisco | SPUR - San Francisco Planning + Urban Research Association | Design of public and private spaces | Scoop.it
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Lernert & Sander: It's Time To Leave Your Comfort Zone

Lernert & Sander: It's Time To Leave Your Comfort Zone | Design of public and private spaces | Scoop.it
“Ignore the design brief. Treat your clients like friends. Go bike riding.” Playful Dutch designers Lernert & Sander offer us some unorthodox wisdom.
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'Foto Friday' - The Vertical Farm

'Foto Friday' - The Vertical Farm | Design of public and private spaces | Scoop.it
The world doesn't have enough land area to sustain the projected world population in our present lifestyles - vertical farming might be part of the solution.
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Cincinnati’s 3CDC: A Model for Urban Transformation

Cincinnati’s 3CDC: A Model for Urban Transformation | Design of public and private spaces | Scoop.it
Communities attempting to replicate the success that the Cincinnati Center City Development Corporation had in revitalizing the Over-the-Rhine area should be laser-focused on one area, supporters say.
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Philip’s Biolight Uses Bacteria To Light Up Rooms @PSFK

Philip’s Biolight Uses Bacteria To Light Up Rooms @PSFK | Design of public and private spaces | Scoop.it
The light is part of the tech giant's Microbial Home ecosystem, a concept in which the home is turned into a living organism.
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Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index

A new national daily pulse of individual and collective health and well-being.
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How Designers And Consumers Are Using Technology In The Home To Improve Their Lives [Sponsored] @PSFK

How Designers And Consumers Are Using Technology In The Home To Improve Their Lives [Sponsored] @PSFK | Design of public and private spaces | Scoop.it
Insight into new technology products/services and their applications in the home...
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Venezuela Hires Mimes To Curb Bad Traffic Habits @PSFK

Venezuela Hires Mimes To Curb Bad Traffic Habits @PSFK | Design of public and private spaces | Scoop.it
The government in Caracas has sent 120 mimes onto the roads in a bid to curb its persistently dangerous drivers.
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Using video to transform building surfaces | SmartPlanet

Using video to transform building surfaces | SmartPlanet | Design of public and private spaces | Scoop.it
A recent installation in Brooklyn displayed the dynamic technology of video mapping.
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Should design be taught as an entrepreneurial skill? | SmartPlanet

Should design be taught as an entrepreneurial skill? | SmartPlanet | Design of public and private spaces | Scoop.it
An ambitious program known as Design for America has spread from Northwestern University to seven more well-known campuses this fall–from Columb...
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Design for Re-Use Primer – Public Architecture | Simple Green Design

Design for Re-Use Primer – Public Architecture | Simple Green Design | Design of public and private spaces | Scoop.it
Building #Design for Re-Use Primer – Public #Architecture http://dld.bz/PQtU #greenbuilding #urbandesign...
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Information: Paypal founder invests in floating autonomous cities

Information: Paypal founder invests in floating autonomous cities | Design of public and private spaces | Scoop.it
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Better User Experience With Storytelling - Part One - Smashing UX Design

Better User Experience With Storytelling - Part One - Smashing UX Design | Design of public and private spaces | Scoop.it
Stories have defined our world. They have been with us since the dawn of communication, from cave walls to the tall tales recounted around fires.
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The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces

The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces - wonderful 1979 film by William H. Whyte offers a wealth of psychological, sociological and behavioral insights about public space, from work to play. Related, 7 essential books about cities.

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Making Healthy Places: An Essential Tool For Urban Designers (Book Review)

Making Healthy Places: An Essential Tool For Urban Designers (Book Review) | Design of public and private spaces | Scoop.it
A few months ago many were outraged by the case of Raquel Nelson, who was convicted of vehicular homicide because she crossed the street to get home instead of walking up to the traffic light, and her son was...
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Middle-aged women happier with moderate exercise

Middle-aged women happier with moderate exercise | Design of public and private spaces | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - Middle-aged women encouraged to exercise at moderate intensity were much happier and more likely to continue working out than peers who exercised more intensely, according to a study.Researchers (Middle-aged women happier with moderate...
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