Crowd Planned

Advertising What Makes A Winning 'Cotel' Submission

Co-founder of Arts Thread Alex Brownless shares his advice to entrants of 17 John, a crowdsourced competition to design a hotel that meets the needs of the modern business traveler.

Home How Flashmobs Are Taking Over As The Newest Form Of Social Protest

A retail center in Rio is latest site of a new kind of civil disobedience where lower class youths party in spaces occupied by the wealthy.

Design Why People Are The Most Valuable Urban Resource [Future of Cities]

PSFK Labs looks at the power of citizens to raise the collective resources and benefits available to a city's entire population.

Gaming & Play UN Game Enlists Citizens To Design Their Communities [My Ideal City]

Block By Block is a platform which uses the designs of Minecraft game players to design their own neighborhoods.

Technology Crowd Planning Brings Collaboration Into Urban Design [My Ideal City]

PSFK chats with John Geraci of DIYCity, about how crowd planning is impacting city development.

Work Cities Planned With Public Opinion Collected Via SMS [My Ideal City]

Textizen is an SMS platform which engages community feedback in order to inform planning decisions.

Advertising Collaborative Platforms Empower Citizens To Shape Their Communities [My Ideal City]

Participatory online platforms and visual tools help gauge and meet the actual needs of the population.

Design Airport Taps The Crowd To Design Business Hub

Bogota airport owners are asking citizen creatives for ideas on how to design the new building.