Archive | April 10, 2012

The Illuminator Project Update

I’m still bewildered as to what to call this project. Here are some updates. Access to Equipment and Logistics Last week I had an affinity group meeting with The Illuminator at WITNESS’ offices. The meeting informed me about upcoming events the van will be involved with. Now, I’m officially apart of the group and will take […]

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occupyPOPS: pre-beta process update

Development of the project is moving along on occupyPOPS. In this post I will note some of the critical transformations that have been made, note resources that I’m drawing upon, and identify some of the challenges that is still ahead. Process + Critical Transformations The City’s dataset on privately-owned public spaces (POPS) were transformed from […]

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The Mens Health Experts needs YOU

The feedback we received in class last week was really helpful.  We decided that we need more time to plan our flash mob, fix the posters, and add stuff to a website. So we changed the date and location of our flash mob from this weekend (April 14th) to April 21st.  We’ve moved the location […]

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developing A Recipe for Community

As I mentioned in a recent Tech Lab, Laila and I have moved away from the app-focused, technology-oriented approach that we first presented. Now we’re looking to more directly engage on the ground. She’s been contacting some Community Supported Kitchens (CSK) to see if we can potentially get involved with their work. Also, researching for […]

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Sustainable Architecture as Tactical Design

Hey everybody – I heard this piece on the podcast 99% Invisible a few months ago and it stuck in my head. As I’m working with something subverting municipal design, I thought I’d share it: “Sustainable Design is a design philosophy that seeks to maximize the quality of the built environment, while minimizing or eliminating the […]

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