News for Juneau
April 17, 2011 in Design Labs, Juneau
April 14, 2011 in Design Labs, Juneau
Blaine from Rebar sums up the progress from Tuesday. Click here to read on Rebar’s blog.
April 12, 2011 in Design Labs, Juneau
Rebar posted a day 1 update on their blog. The first deployment of the Sho-Globe is set for Wednesday April 13, on eighth floor patio of the State Office Building.
April 11, 2011 in Design Labs, Juneau
Blaine and Adam of Rebar are working in a vacant storefront space in downtown Juneau. The first order of business (after shopping for supplies), was to wire up the portable power system.
Next, they began lining out the skin for the Sho-Globe.
April 5, 2011 in Design Labs, Juneau
We’re looking for volunteers to help build Sho-Globe with Adam and Blaine of Rebar. Help deploy and care-take Sho-Globe. Do you have a few extra hours between Monday April 11 and Saturday April 16? Read more.
March 25, 2011 in Design Labs, Juneau
Sho-Globe will make appearances throughout Juneau during April 13-16. We will provide some location details once they have been determined, and will also announce locations via Twitter.
We expect the construction of the pod to take place between April 10-13. We are currently finalizing arrangements for our production space, as well as shipping the materials. Samples have been created and are being tested.
Sho-Globe is being designed to be packable/worn, so that it can be disassembled and easily transported from one location to another.
March 3, 2011 in Design Labs, Juneau
Juneau Design Lab artists Rebar propose to explore the notion of emergence, through their project Sho-Globe.
Emergence—whether from the depths of winter into spring, or from one spatial condition to another—is at the heart of the process of inhabiting public space. It is in the public commons that new social orders emerge, whether through protest and uprising or spontaneous creative improvisation.
February 24, 2011 in Design Labs, Juneau
REBAR, the Juneau Design Lab artists, took on the challenge of public space in San Francisco. One of their solutions was the creation and installation of “parklets” – platforms that transformed parking spaces into a place for pedestrians to meet and hang out. On particular project addressed the crowding concern in front of a sequence of cafes and restaurants, where customers often crowd the narrow sidewalk and occasionally spill into the street. Read more