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Parque Gulliver, build in the 1990 and located in Valencia Spain, is a playground based around the figure of the mythical Gulliver, tied to the ground by the inhabitants of Lilliput. Gulliver’s body morphs into slides, ramps, stairs and caves, scaled so that visitors are seemingly the size of the Lilliputians. A joint project by architect Rafael Rivera, artist Manolo Martin and the designer Sento.
This sculptural piece by Ai Weiwei puts together 1,000 bicycle frames & tires, which combine into an amazing installation that takes up the main room of the Taipei Fine Arts Museum. Using the sheer size, number and fluctuating movements of the piece, the artist intends to represent his home country of China where bicycles are the common element in transportation and also the ever-changing population & landscape of it’s populous.
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Whether you’re a fan of dance, dancer or not at all, if you’re a fan of inspiring crafted visuals, this is definitely something worth seeing. I have seen it at one of my favorite cinemas, The Louis Hartloper complex in Utrecht, The Netherlands and I was simply smashed by the settings, choreography and wardrobe.
PINA is a feature-length dance film in 3D with the ensemble of the Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, featuring the unique and beautiful art of the great German choreographer, who died in the summer of 2009.
Wim Wenders takes the audience on a sensual visually stunning journey and discovery dance a new dimension in the most beautifully settings. The dancers preform in mountain creeks, old industrial warehouses and straight onto the stage with the legendary Tanztheater.
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What it is: This BauBike is designed around the geometric shape of the square, and its main raw materials are minimal: some metal and leather. It’s designed by Danish designer Michael Ubbesen and inspired by Bauhaus and showed at the DMY International Design Festival in Berlin I attended in June.
Why it’s hot: while riding a bike is ordinary in The Netherlands in the rest of the world it isnt so common. This bike is part of a new movement taking place all around the globe where people want to ride extrodanary bikes. It’s part of their induvalism and yet they are joining a bigger motion.
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What it is. The beauty of a buggy workout is that it can be whatever you want it to be. It’s nice to find a park for your buggy workout, but if you don’t have an park nearby that’s no excuse you just run in the streets. Start by power walking at a slow pace that’s right for you and get used to your buggy. If and when you feel ready, you could move up to a slow jog, increasing speed and time as you get fitter.
Why it’s cool. If you are a true Urban Nomad you don’t want to spend your days in a sweaty gym neither do you want to spent quality time away from your child. Although you would like to work while your working out it’s not a very good combination. And you can join one of the many Buggy Workout Clubs in the big capitals of the world like Berlin.
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What it is: This piece of suspension training gear is invented by soldiers in Afghanistan. The first months being departed the soldiers didn’t have workout gear and after the gear came it happened the gear didn’t take the hard conditions. TXR Workout is a part of a true Bootcamp workout and you can challenge yourself almost anywhere.
Why it’s cool: Why go to the gym? Bootcamp shows the world is your playground. In this 24/7/365 economy that we live in the most gyms have not yet adjusted. So just grab you gear and hit the parc!