Testing and reporting on unconventional products
Public convenience by the push of a button
This public urinal hides in plain sight during the day, and rises for the occasion at night. With room for three, the urinal provides ample opportunity and encouragement for male citizens to do their...
Christian Pagh (DK)
Cultural Designer and Place Branding Expert
Christian founded UiWE in 2008 to combine cultural thinking and design. Improving the connections between people and their environment is Christian’s drive. He is dedicated to create solutions that...
St. Pauli residents fight back against public pissing
That moment when there is a long line to the toilets and you need to pee, not in a few minutes but right, this, second. Okay, for the social event goers, the occasional slip outside between the cars...
Tarry Hart (NZ)
NZ to DE to NL Product Design to Production to Exhibition Design at Mediamatic
A self-proclaimed "wildplaskunstenaar"(outdoor pee-artist), who utilises urine as both an artistic medium and a design subject.
Vespasian and universal bleach
Where does the expression “Money doesn't stink” come from?
While urine-diverting toilets are hitting the headlines as a wonder of innovative technology, collecting urine from public lavatories was a common thing in ancient Rome. Demand for the product was so...
On bees and piss
Why is a honey bee like a men's urinal? Have you guessed the riddle yet?
Slimmere Manieren om Urine te Gebruiken30apr 2015
Pis komt nooit echt aan bod, als gespreksonderwerp. Wel bij Mediamatic. Wij presenteren: de allereerste Pis'talk, een serie lezingen die urine onderzoekt, in een brede culturele en contextuele...
André Marques Arsénio
Postdoctoral researcher at TU Delft working on creating reuse systems, designed to produce “water-fit-for-use” in Maputo, Mozambique.
Environmental Engineer working as Research Coordinator for Metabolic at De Ceuvel in Amsterdam
111 Plekken in Amsterdam die je gezien moet hebben16apr 2015
Graag nodigen we u uit voor de feestelijke presentatie van het nieuw verschenen boek 111 PLEKKEN IN AMSTERDAM DIE JE GEZIEN MOET HEBBEN door Bas van Lier, op donderdag 16 april. Dit boek is het...
Hygienic, Portable Urinals for Men AND Women
The team of UiWe have taken to the streets in hopes of improving the experience of outdoor bathrooms for event go-er's and all around urban convenience.
Planet needs your pee!
urine can save the future of agriculture
We do not just take a leak. We ruthlessly flush king Solomon’s mines into a toilet bowl. Besides water and urea, human pee contains about 10 precious elements - a few of these being calcium
A fluorescent stand against public urination
Putting a rather lustrous spotlight on a seemingly unnoticed problem in Madrid, Luzinterruptus took it upon themselves to draw attention to some people's use of the public spaces as personal...
Workshop: Mediamatic Biotoop
Workshop: learn to build Aquaponics2mei 2015
Aquaponics is a sustainable food production system that combines the cultivation of vegetables and fish. It is one of the best ways to produce food in the city, because it hardly takes up any space.
Open dag Shaffy's Tuin21mrt 2015
De oplettende passant heeft het al gezien: op de kop van de Dijksgracht zijn de spades de grond in gegaan en de Shaffy’s Tuin begint te groeien en dat belooft wat …. Op de eerste dag van de lente...
Geert Van Kerckhove
Beekeeper at WellBeeing.org
Copy: Stage Aquaponics
Help ons groente en vissen te kweken in dit ecovriendelijk systeem!
Als stagiair aquaponics ben je direct betrokken bij het ontwerpen, bouwen, onderhouden en verzorgen van het hele systeem. We zoeken studenten op het gebied van Land & Tuinbouw & Visserij
The tree hugging urinal
With public urination becoming an increasing problem, designer Sam van Veluw of AANDEBOOM has created a mobile solution for festivals and the likes.
Holland Festival 201530mei 201523jun 2015
Het Holland Festival is sinds 1947 het toonaangevende internationale podiumkunstenfestival in Nederland.
The inadvertent urbanism that results from the necessities of both the city and its inhabitants may be chaotic or haphazard, but responds precisely to Cairo’s immediate needs.
Yet an urbanism based on patchwork alone, however creative, cannot sustain the growth of a city like Cairo...
What advice a city game has for a plan...
The City Game Play Oosterwold is designed to animate the Plan Rules as proposed by the City of Almere and MVRDV.
So far, observations from the game suggest that the construction of a public road by private stakeholders, on the basis of percentage ownership of private land, has many pitfalls. De observaties n.a.