Activating Public Space: PARK(ing) Day and more

Kristin: The Integrated Design Strategy for Inner Adelaide, 5000+ has released this video of Adelaide PARK(ing) Day. It’s a lovely showcase of the different approaches to PARK(ing) day. Bridge8 took part with the Foresight and Social Change class from the University of Adelaide. We had a really insightful morning quizzing passers-by on why they thought about […]

PARK(ing) Day

Kristin: We have been inspired to join this year’s International PARK(ing) Day. Bridge8 recently asked Andrew Maynard (no not that one, this one), to share some recent projects for a foresight workshop on urban futures. Andrew is know for his green architecture as well as thought-provoking paper architecture (like CV08, the suburb eating robot) and last year […]

User Generated Cities

Kristin: In February Bridge8 supported an event organised by Renew Adelaide as part of the 2011 Format Festival. The event was the User Generated Cities Forum, which aimed to explore the roles cities play in creating spaces for new ideas and how communities might contribute to the city. Key to discussions were an understanding of how art and […]