NEWS


  • New:  Going Green - the magazine on experiencing the ecomobile lifestyle
We have captured the ambitious mise-en-scène of an ecomobile neighborhood in the City of Kaohsiung (Taiwan) through a multitude of colorful photos and features of seven citizens who were experiencing an ecomobile lifestyle for one month.



The book will be available from May 2018 on.


Transforming an old town quarter into an ecomobile neighborhood for one month! The City of Kaohsiung decided to take up the challenge and work with the community of Hamasen on a month-long demonstration of an ecomobile lifestyle—framed as EcoMobility World Festival 2017. The City partnered with ICLEI on organizing the event from 1-31 October 2017.

What does ecomobility feel like? How do new mobility habits emerge? How do
residents experience their neighborhood free of cars and motorcycles? We supported the organizers in designing and preparing this ambitious endeavor and have documented resident's experiences in a magazine and two films.

This virtual exhibition displays over 350 types of ecomobility vehicles illustrated by approx. 1,500 photos. The Expo Online has already received more than 20,000 online visitors. The Expo Online is now also available in traditional Chinese language.


  • Still a hit: our book "Neighborhood on Motion" 

This documentation of the EcoMobility World Festival in Suwon, South Korea is receiving great interest!


The documentary book on the second EcoMobility World Festival 2015 in Johannesburg, South Africa -- an impressive observation of people's day-to-day mobility conditions with a bold effort by the City of Johannesburg to motivate citizens to change the way they move. 


Read more about EcoMobility and the Festival projects on the website of The Urban Idea here.


This simple site gives an overview of idea & concept of EcoMobility World Festivals, the events that have already happened in Suwon 2013  and Johannesburg 2015, and the upcoming Festival. Links provide quick access to the Festival websites.

Access the gateway here.


The Urban Idea

The Urban Idea maintains creative studios based in Freiburg, Germany.

The Urban Idea specializes on innovative project formats such as CityScene, the temporary transformation of urban neighborhoods to "show the future today".

The Urban Idea's EcoMobility Studio promotes EcoMobility as a new paradigm for urban mobility and transportation planning.

Besides this, the Barreo Studio develops and prepares the marketing of Barreo®, a strategy board game. 

Click hereThis is what motives us. 


 

EcoMobility World Festival 2013 documentaries now available here !