Winner of the 2015 international Playable City Award Urbanimals was created by the Laboratory for Architectural Experiments, LAX, based in Poland. The winning project was chosen by a panel of judges from a shortlist of seven projects.
A playful pack of wild beasts appeared in unexpected places across the city of Bristol, inviting people to play with them. Passersby were invited to leap with a dolphin, chase a shy rabbit down the pavement or skip with a cheeky kangaroo. Lurking behind city walls and hiding in dark corners, Urbanimals were eager to brighten the day.
Triggered by people passing or stopping, this magically interactive project stretched across the whole city and was created with a studio team, using projectors, sensors and custom made software.