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Urban design: Reimagining, repurposing, reprogramming the city

Sustainable Cities / July 22, 2013 /

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A new exhibition on creativity in urban design was launched on June 25 until September 29 called, “Reprogramming the City:  Opportunities in Urban Infrastructure.”  The exhibition is designed to celebrate cities that are centers of innovation and to showcase the different ways cities have creatively re-purposed urban design elements to serve new functions for the communities.  An example is an old billboard in Peru draws water out of the air and purifies it into drinking water.

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