After months of planning, we are extremely excited to announce the final lineup of performances, panels, and projects for this weekend’s Urban Prototyping Festival! For the duration of the festival, 4 blocks of downtown San Francisco will be transformed into a living laboratory of urban experiments. The one-day festival runs for ten hours, from [...]
On September 28-30, we held the first-ever Urban Prototyping Makeathon in San Francisco. We challenged 50 incredible participants with an exciting and ambitious proposition: to rapidly prototype new physical and digital urban interventions, going from concept to execution in just 48 hours. After pitching over 30 ideas on the Makeathon stage, the room rallied around [...]
The Urban Prototyping: San Francisco team is excited to announce the results of our open call for project proposals, which closed last Monday, August 20. We were thrilled with the quality and variety of the proposals, with nearly 100 submissions coming in from four continents. Perhaps most exciting was the diversity of skill sets represented, [...]
The submission period for the UP open call is officially over and we’re busy reviewing almost 100 proposals. Look out for the announcement of winners coming soon! Missed the deadline, but still want to get your get your hands dirty with urban prototyping? APPLY for the makeathon today. Applications are already being accepted on a [...]
Join us Tuesday, August 14, 2012 from 6-9PM for a meetup at Intersection for the Arts at 925 Mission Street between 4th & 5th. We will be hosting a Q&A / Happy Hour for UP participants to get more information about the schedule of events and how to bring their projects to life!