03 Jul '11, 3pm

TreeHugger.com: Crowdsourced Ideas Show New Yorkers Are Thinking Sustainably Full

By the City / For the City is a project of the Institute for Urban Design and the Project for Public Spaces , designed to lead into the Urban Design Week festival in September. Anyone can suggest an idea, by finishing the sentence: "Wouldn't it be great if...?" Add a location and a range (citywide, neighborhood, or block), and submit it. Once all the submissions are in (deadline is July 14), ten $500 prizes will be awarded to the best ones, as determined by a distinguished jury . The open nature of the project has brought in ideas silly (Wouldn't it be great if... we could go back to Euclidean geometry?), ambitious (Wouldn't it be great if... we built high-tech, multi-use, environmentally-instructive, flexibly-designed library-parks in our most impoverished neighborhoods), and sensible (Wouldn't it be great if... you could actually hear announcements in subway stations). A...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/07/crowdsourced-idea...

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