Watershed announces the shortlist for the third international Playable City Award, which launched earlier this year, inviting artists, designers, architects, technologists and creative practitioners from all over the world to propose new and distinctive ideas that put people and play at the heart of the City.
Application for entries to the Playable City Award 2015 closed on 7 April. We are delighted to have received applications from no less than 60 countries around the world. Creatives from many disciplines including engineering, architecture, interaction design, theatre, and music applied with ideas to make cities more playable.
All of the keynotes from our inaugural Making the City Playable conference speakers are now available here: www.watershed.co.uk/playablecity/conference14/watch-talks
Hear from an incredible range of brilliant thinkers, makers, civil disobedients and planners as they offer their perspectives on the concept of ‘Playable Cities’.
On 10-11 September 2014, we hosted a conference on ‘Making Cities Playable’, building on Bristol’s reputation to make urban life more fun. But is the ambition relevant in other countries? Beatrice Pembroke of British Council’s Creative Economy team has shared the text of her talk over at the British Council blog…