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Experience-Enhancing Urban Street Projects

Aim Architecture & URBAN MATTERS Explore a Dual Concept

— April 30, 2018 — Art & Design
Aim Architecture and URBAN MATTERS collaborated on an urban street project in Shanghai, China that fuses man-made and natural environments. The structure encompasses a variety of dualistic topics and conundrums that are characteristic of big city life — from the "negotiation between where we need to be, and where we want to be" to "what we have, and how much we don't need."

Aim Architecture and URBAN MATTERS focused on the human experience during the development of the urban street project. The result is an open-space city garden. Dubbed 'Urban Bloom,' the installation boasts floating bubbles, filled with colorful foliage.Thus, the practices came up with design-forward solutions for a more wholesome, communal and fun metropolitan environment.

Photo Credits: URBAN MATTERS by MINI, CreatAR Images
Trend Themes
1. Dualistic Urban Design - Designing urban spaces that balance natural and man-made environments creates new opportunities for architects and city planners to enhance the human experience.
2. Communal Urban Gardens - The integration of urban green spaces into city design allows for community-building and interactive urban experiences.
3. Interactive Urban Installations - Incorporating interactive art and design into urban projects creates opportunities for public engagement and new forms of entertainment.
Industry Implications
1. Architecture - The integration of natural environments in urban development creates opportunities for architects to implement sustainable and innovative designs.
2. City Planning - Incorporating communal spaces like city gardens into urban plans can cultivate community relationships and bridge gaps between neighborhoods.
3. Art and Design - Innovative urban installations offer opportunities for artists and designers to create interactive public works that enhance the urban experience.
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