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New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg, along with other city officials, announced that the parts of Broadway that were closed last spring will become permanent pedestrian plazas, and that more might be added. Bloomberg said that "a reduction in injuries to pedestrians and motorists, along with a warm response from merchants and tourists, had persuaded him."...Read the full story on TreeHugger

 

Diana Eng (Project Runway, Season 2) will present her innovative educational project that teaches about math, science, and technology through fashion.

 

Fashion Designer, Diana Eng (Project Runway), who combines science and technology in her work is partnering with the Treasure Academy to explore Fairytale Fashion concepts.

 

Window Farms is a group that’s developing and cultivating a DIY system of edible hydroponic gardens which use recycled materials and are built with urban window spaces in mind.

 

“The Windowfarms project broaches both immediate urban agriculture goals as well as a far-sighted shift in attitudes toward the green revolution.

 
Projects: Windowfarm
Tags: alum, blog, greengal, windowfarm, nyc, eyebeam, rebeccabray, brittariley

A piece by the artist Michael Mandiberg, part of an installation at Eyebeam. He writes: The work is primarily old found books cut with the laser cutter, as well as some laser cut drawings.

I like taking Dictionaries and turning them into memorials. It is kind of like putting an ironic inscription on a tombstone.

 

Delete City, developed by Jeff Crouse at Eyebeam, is a WordPress plug-in that will automatically conduct user-defined searches on sites such as YouTube, Flickr and Facebook, automatically updating your blog with content that has been deleted by the original host.

 

This is a screen shot taken one hour after the dealine today, when Windowfarms succeeded in reaching (and surpassing) its $25,000 goal on kickstarter, they now exist as a funded non-profit!

 

Window Farms started with a mere $5,000 as an art project initiated by Britta Riley and Rebecca Bray in February, 2009 through an artist’s residency at Eyebeam Art and Technology Center in New York and sponsorship by Submersible Design, Riley and Bray’s interactive design firm.

 

Kildall showed us his latest project “afterthought”, which I believe he is working on as one of Eyebeam’s resident artists.

 
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