Reprogramming the City Book Now Available

The culmination of eight years of research, many thousands of air miles, and numerous exhibitions and workshops, the Reprogramming the City book is now available.

A spread from the Reprogramming the City book featuring UTEC's Water Billboard, Lima, Peru.
A spread from the book featuring UTEC’s Water Billboard, Lima, Peru.

From billboards in Lima, Peru, repurposed to generate fresh drinking water to bus stops in northern Sweden transformed to boost the mental health of commuters during dark winter months, Reprogramming the City reveals the hidden abilities contained in existing city structures to improve life for urban residents.

The Cascade, Hong Kong, transforming a central stairway into a place for rest and relaxation.
The Cascade, Hong Kong, transforming a central stairway into a place for rest and relaxation.

Featuring over 40 examples from numerous cities across 17 countries, Reprogramming the City presents innovative and inspiring ways in which urban elements are being reimagined for new use; revealing what can happen when everyday urban objects transformed with the simple question, “What if this did more…”.

Converted bus stop to boost mental health during the winter with light therapy lamps, Umeå, Sweden.
Converted bus stop to boost mental health during the winter with light therapy lamps, Umeå, Sweden.

Go to the dedicated Reprogramming the City book website to get your copy!