About 70 percent of the world’s population will in future live in megacities. For the Audi Urban Future Award 2012 six architectural offices are casting an eye over the metropolitan regions of Boston/Washington, São Paulo, Istanbul, Mumbai, the Pearl River Delta and Tokyo – and coming up with new ideas for developing mobility in urban space.
News & StoriesDemographics, infrastructure and resources are key factors driving urban development. Audi is for the second time holding the Audi Urban Future Award, an architecture prize designed to foster research into the mechanisms of urbanity.
Heavy, solid materials, sturdy designs, massively muscular buildings – the current issue of Stylepark Magazine for Product Culture focuses on the issue of “the enduring”.
News & StoriesThe New Museum’s “Festival of Ideas for the New City” examines – in cooperation with Stylepark and the der Audi Urban Future Initiative – the work of prominent architects as they grapple with questions of mobility and urbanism in a large-scale, three dimensional model of Manhattan along with five neighborhood-specific interventions designed by NYC-based architects.
The adventure of the "future" continues. This year we are hosting the Audi Urban Future Initiative as the follow-up to the first "Audi Urban Future Award", curated by Stylepark, which culminated last year in an exhibition of the entries at the Venice Architecture Biennial and presentation of the Award to Jürgen Mayer H.
From today the Internet platform Stylepark is also adapting to mobile end devices and from November 2010 Stylepark's very own app will be available. This way, the culture of design and architecture presented by Stylepark becomes an extremely handy reference when you are out and about.
News & StoriesAt this year's Light+Building fair Stylepark has presented itself in the new Hall 11 of Messe Frankfurt.
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by Claudia Beckmann
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by Claudia BeckmannFrom the beginning of April 2007, it's all change at Stylepark. With the long planned, eagerly awaited relaunch of our website, the vision of an integrated, networked communications platform, which presents our product section in all its facets, is now a reality.
Finding the right gift is an art in itself. Then there is the question of the wrapping. We recommend Stylepark's gift wrap designs, and not only for design accessories.
In our current Stylepark Magazine for Product Culture we address the transient and fleeting nature of life – with temporary buildings, compostable materials and Japanese packaging design.
The new Stylepark Magazin für Produktkultur takes a look around outside: showcasing outdoor furniture, garden cities, spring-like patterns and many other plein air specials.
At the 13th Designers' Saturday Stylepark celebrated the occasion of the 10th anniversary of its foundation with a large 10, candy-floss, and a sky full of colorful balloons. And the interest was so great that the pink Stylepark balloons were soon floating all over Langenthal.