Gotta love a city that surprises you. Taking its typical elements and reconstructing them in new, fun and socially aware ways has been the weapon of choice of many urban interventionists who managed to inject a dose of playfulness and provocation in the urban scenery. Some of them have done a great job in making a point on social and political issues and serve as an inspiration to citizens to participate in reshaping their environment. And do urbanism themselves. People meet in architecture.
This is a guest post from Antonina of OpenBuildings - a community-driven and openly editable encyclopaedia of buildings from around the world.
image: Roland Halbe
image: Jason Goecke
image: Iwan Baan
OpenBuildings is a community-driven and openly editable encyclopaedia of contemporary and conceptual architecture from around the world that exists as a website and application for iPhone, and recently – Android, which enable users to find, learn about and share nearby buildings of architectural merit.