Shortlist 2013

  • The following applications were short-listed for the 2013 Playable City Award.
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A series of 3D scanning booths scattered throughout the city. Scan your body and see it play in the city’s augmented reality museum of life.
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Inviting the residents of Bristol to rediscover their spirit of playfulness. By bursting some balloons.
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An interactive pavilion, constructed using 3D scans of personal objects provided by the public, representing the different relationships people have with the city.
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Tumbling out of a tip-up truck comes huge building blocks, all colours and shapes. Build your dream city, knock it down, and then build it again.
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The city is waking up. Lamp posts, bus stops, post boxes and more: all are rising from their slumber. They have questions, and they need answers.
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An 'album' installed in a series of spaces throughout the city. Part light installation, part musical performance and part generative interface.
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Explore Bristol while solving a murder mystery - even on rainy days. All you need is a Jolly Brolly, a clever umbrella that serves as your game assistant and guide.
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A network of lightweight, robust digital screens situated around Bristol inviting passers-by to get involved and play.
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A street game that blends public space, collaboration and a swarm of little wheeled robots.
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Digital songbirds are placed in trees, rooftops, alleys. Tweet them and hear your messages as beautiful bird song.

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