Archive for April, 2014

Interesting Stuff on the Internet

Interesting stuff on the internet is an article sharing my favourite recent online inspiration and distractions. Advice for young creatives by Naz Hamid and Eric Hu. Eric describes, it’s no surprise the web industry will innovate and fill in the gaps where the school has fallen short. Hamid states, “The web is one of the few places left where […]

New Design: The Mountain Ring Now For Sale

You voted and together we chose a new ring design. Inspired by nature the Mountain Ring was the clear winner and is now available for sale via my online store. Thank you to everyone who voted, for helping to create a new ring design and for shaping the face of the Architact Collective.   Head […]

The City We Want

The fields of Eden Are full of trash And if we  beg and we borrow and steal We’ll never get it back People are hungry They crowd around And the city gets bigger as the country comes begging to town (M. Jagger/K. Richards) One could argue that humanity has come to a critical point when […]

March 30 Day Challenge: Do old school DIY

As mentioned in my previous article ’2014 new year resolutions from architecture and design bloggers’, 2014 is about the sprint rather than the marathon. My 2014 new year resolution is to try something new every 30 days, 2014 will be the year for growth, focus and fun! In January I took a photo a day, in February […]

Taking DIY Urbanism to the Classroom

If we look back 10 years, the words popup, tactical and temporary were seldom used in city building and urban design. Traditionally, when designing for the city and for people, these terms were considered ‘out of place’. Today however, they are often injected in project meetings, at public lectures and for that matter, any discussion […]