Category Architecture & Urban space

Experientia wins Italian National Prize for Innovation in Services

Experientia wins Italian National Prize for Innovation in Services, sponsored by the Italian government and Confcommercio. The President of the Republic, Giorgio Napolitano, awards the prize.  Rome, Tuesday 14 June 2011 Today, the president of the Italian republic, Giorgio Napolitano,…

Experientia vince il Premio Nazionale per l’Innovazione nei Servizi

Experientia vince la terza edizione del Premio Nazionale per l’Innovazione nei Servizi, istituito dal Governo Italiano e Confcommercio-Imprese per l’Italia. Il Presidente della Repubblica Giorgio Napolitano consegna il premio. Roma, martedì 14 giugno 2011 Oggi il Presidente della Repubblica Italiana…

City as a platform

Two talks from the 2011 PSFK conference caught my attention:City as a platform (video) In her role as Chief Digital Officer for the City of New York, Rachel Sterne is tasked with strengthening the City’s digital media presence and streamlining…

The enabling city

Italian social researcher Chiara Camponeschi has written a fascinating Creative-Commons licensed publication, The Enabling City: Place-Based Creative Problem-Solving and the Power of the Everyday (pdf), an innovative toolkit – also featured on a website – that showcases pioneering initiatives in…

A 60m low carbon building project in Helsinki

Sitra, the Finnish Innovation Fund and development partners, SRV and VVO today announce a 60m investment for a low carbon housing and commercial building complex in Helsinki. Work on the development will begin immediately, with completion scheduled for the end…