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Refinement

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Crowdsource "audio books" in a library for enhanced reality! Volunteers upload their stories/soundscapes. Geo-tag the starting point of each story to GPS-coordinates. Listeners download the Mp3 at home, travel to the starting point and press play!

Crowdsource "audio books" in a library for enhanced reality! Volunteers upload their stories/soundscapes. Geo-tag the starting point of each story to GPS-coordinates. Listeners download the Mp3 at home, travel to the starting point and press play!

Photo of Johan Löfström

Turn the energy consumption and recycling data that is currently only used by planners into an open source live commentary on our environments. Promote competitions and prizes for the towns, developments, blocks and individuals that contribute most.

Turn the energy consumption and recycling data that is currently only used by planners into an open source live commentary on our environments. Promote competitions and prizes for the towns, developments, blocks and individuals that contribute most.

Photo of James Robertson

Helping individuals and small businesses reduce the cost of maintaining the places in which they live, work, and play. Tool libraries offer hundreds of hand and power tools for landscaping, home repair, and automobile maintenance.

Helping individuals and small businesses reduce the cost of maintaining the places in which they live, work, and play. Tool libraries offer hundreds of hand and power tools for landscaping, home repair, and automobile maintenance.

Photo of James Robertson

Imagine you are walking down the avenue and suddenly a huge crowd carrying mops and brooms start mopping and sweeping the side walk, picking-up garbage from the floor, and cleaning up gardens and public spaces.

Imagine you are walking down the avenue and suddenly a huge crowd carrying mops and brooms start mopping and sweeping the side walk, picking-up garbage from the floor, and cleaning up gardens and public spaces.

Photo of Pedro Luís

A digital archive which hosts a series of stories fed by citizens to share and sustain local history. This social space would host user generated content but also mediate real time action by facilitating a series of meet up's / social events.

A digital archive which hosts a series of stories fed by citizens to share and sustain local history. This social space would host user generated content but also mediate real time action by facilitating a series of meet up's / social events.

Photo of Jen Ballie

Transform restaurants into weekly dining halls with meal plans for local residents. Over regular meals, neighbors will build community at themed Social Tables and  collaboratively address issues at Challenge Tables.

Transform restaurants into weekly dining halls with meal plans for local residents. Over regular meals, neighbors will build community at themed Social Tables and collaboratively address issues at Challenge Tables.

Photo of Ashley Jackson

How do you see the world around you and what do you imagine it could become? The core concept of trace is drawing on top of an image of our environment. It's a quick and fun way to visualize a new reality and to communicate ideas with others.

How do you see the world around you and what do you imagine it could become? The core concept of trace is drawing on top of an image of our environment. It's a quick and fun way to visualize a new reality and to communicate ideas with others.

Photo of Wout Helsmoortel

Community Recycling Centers in each town would be managed by the residents or Town Councils, and serve as a community space and platform where residents can come together to learn and participate in reducing, reusing and recycling waste materials.

Community Recycling Centers in each town would be managed by the residents or Town Councils, and serve as a community space and platform where residents can come together to learn and participate in reducing, reusing and recycling waste materials.

Photo of Eugene Tay

WeAre.sg (or We Are Singapore) is an active online community to share stories on improving the Singapore environment, but also to inspire and generate ideas on how to make Singapore even better.

WeAre.sg (or We Are Singapore) is an active online community to share stories on improving the Singapore environment, but also to inspire and generate ideas on how to make Singapore even better.

Photo of Arjan Tupan

Close a city's main street to traffic on Sundays. A congested sea of vehicles transforms into a welcoming community park for bikers, walkers and runners alike.

Close a city's main street to traffic on Sundays. A congested sea of vehicles transforms into a welcoming community park for bikers, walkers and runners alike.

Photo of Lauren Kiel

Inspired by the Rubbish Duck (www.rubbishduck.com) and Dragon Boat Festivals around the world, this concept looks to encourage local neighbourhood teams to use rubbish from their local areas to make & race their own dragon boat in a festival setting.

Inspired by the Rubbish Duck (www.rubbishduck.com) and Dragon Boat Festivals around the world, this concept looks to encourage local neighbourhood teams to use rubbish from their local areas to make & race their own dragon boat in a festival setting.

Photo of Anne Kim