Between episodes: Soundcities

We’re backed up on episodes – three in the can and ready to publish. Until then, here’s a super cool site we found that lets users listen in on cities and their sounds. Here’s a blurb from their website: Soundcities was the first online open source database of city sounds and soundmaps from around the […]

Between episodes: Illuminating ‘ghost signs’ with glorious light

Last February we attended the premiere Portland Winter Light Festival at OMSI. The outdoor celebration promised to illuminate “Portland’s waterfront through contemporary light-based art installations, engaging performance, and fun activities for all ages.”  We thought it’d be a mellow affair. Ya know, stroll around and look at some light installations. Not quite. It was packed. […]

Between episodes: Help design the Post-Fossil City

  Cool alert. The Urban Futures Studio is presenting the Post-Fossil City Contest. They’re calling on artists, designers, architects, urbanists, authors, photographers, filmmakers and all-around creative thinkers to imagine a city that is no longer reliant on fossil fuels. Proposals in any shape or form are welcome: from illustrations, 3D models and essays to videos, products […]