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IN THE MEDIA
IN THE MEDIA
JOOP DE BOER, POPUPCITY
“Flying Grass Carpet is deﬁnitely part of a movement of new urban exploration that I would call the Pop-up City. Groups of architects, designers and planners around the world are searching for the answer to this question: how to plan a city in a world that changes more rapidly than ever before?”(Read more)
POP UP CITY
The Flying Grass Carpet has been published in world’s most important pop-up book.
After the success of the blog (popupcity.net) is now the book: Pop-up city. Both are about the influence of spontaneous, temporary citizen initiatives planned city. The book makes an important argument for an urban planning that sufficient flexibility is built in so there is enough space for innovative and temporary user activity. The book contains over a hundred examples ranging from fun ideas to interesting projects that the urban landscape have changed. This makes the book a nice snapshot of this flow in the urban playground. The Flying Grass Carpet has been published in world’s most important pop-up book. (Read more)
PROJECT FOR PUBLIC SPACES
The Flying Grass Carpet explained by place-making expert of PPS
The Flying Grass Carpet travels to underutilized and overlooked plazas around the world (Read more)
JOCHEN LEUF, KULTURKARAWANE
“It transforms vile concrete blocks into a green oasis on nine hundred square meters”(Read more)
CNN BETTER BY DESIGN AWARD
In 2014 the Flying Grass Carpet was awarded as one of the ten best designs by CNN.
RIET BAKKER, URBAN PLANNER
“The Flying Grass Carpet is a present for the innercity” (Read more)
DUTCH DESIGN AWARD WINNER 2009
Dutch Design Award winner 2009
“The Flying Grass Carpet” van de ontwerpers Eddy Kaijser, Bert Cardinaal en Nadine Roos is onderscheiden met de Audi Design Award 2009, de publieksprijs bij de jaarlijkse Dutch Design Awards (Read more)