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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.
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.
The void deck is a feature of all public housing flats in Singapore. It is an empty deck space which residents pass by every single day to get home. Why not have a better usage for community purposes in these decks?
Food/Eating is important for Singaporeans. Thus let’s encourage “potluck” meals [Dish In] in the community that will bring people together to discuss and implement ideas that will make their environment better [Dish Out].
Provide citizens with a competition that asks to make their block (HDB or Condo) the most pretty in town, displaying the nationality of Singapore & the citizens living at the block.
Prize giving & rewarding at the national day.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An App/website provides a live update of which local facilities are free to be used (football, basketball, badminton, tennis etc..) and who in the area is currently looking for others which which to play games, and at what times (UPDATED).
What if we could encourage interaction amongst communities by creating play for young kids & allowing adults & elderly to join in the fun? A new form of Merry-Go-Round that uses kinetic energy to generate "exercise" music n is connected to all estate
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.
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!
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.