2014 Cool Capital Biennale Submissions

A few of the submissions received for next year's Cool Capital Biennale. Hopefully this will inspire you to submit a project as well ;)
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Painting P-Town - ‘Painting P-Town’ is intended to be a large-scale mural painting festival in the city where international artists, local crews and artists are invited to paint murals on buildings in and around the inner city of Pretoria.

Painting P-Town - ‘Painting P-Town’ is intended to be a large-scale mural painting festival in the city where international artists, local crews and artists are invited to paint murals on buildings in and around the inner city of Pretoria.

School of Dentistry for Charles Sturt University / Brewster Hjorth Architects

Gallery of School of Dentistry for Charles Sturt University / Brewster Hjorth Architects - 10

Image 10 of 26 from gallery of School of Dentistry for Charles Sturt University / Brewster Hjorth Architects. Photograph by Christian Mushenko

Heart of the City - Heart of the City is an initiative that aims to not only uplift the face of Pretoria visually, but inspire and expand the creativity of our beautiful city. The initial idea was to create a life size heart, constructed from a number of wire-balls that will be mounted onto the very famous landmark, the Telkom tower. Located at the Telkom Tower, Groenkloof Pretoria.

Heart of the City - Heart of the City is an initiative that aims to not only uplift the face of Pretoria visually, but inspire and expand the creativity of our beautiful city. The initial idea was to create a life size heart, constructed from a number of wire-balls that will be mounted onto the very famous landmark, the Telkom tower. Located at the Telkom Tower, Groenkloof Pretoria.

School of Dentistry for Charles Sturt University / Brewster Hjorth Architects

Gallery of School of Dentistry for Charles Sturt University / Brewster Hjorth Architects - 7

Image 7 of 26 from gallery of School of Dentistry for Charles Sturt University / Brewster Hjorth Architects. Photograph by Christian Mushenko

School of Dentistry for Charles Sturt University / Brewster Hjorth Architects

Gallery of School of Dentistry for Charles Sturt University / Brewster Hjorth Architects - 9

Image 9 of 26 from gallery of School of Dentistry for Charles Sturt University / Brewster Hjorth Architects. Photograph by Christian Mushenko

The Cool Capital Light

The Cool Capital Light

Night Market

Night Market

Braille Map - Our Cool Capital ‘city map’ initiative aims to place a cast bronze city map at each of our prominent inner city locations. This will act as a tactile orientation point for locals and visitors alike. We will work closely with the city’s top artists and the blind foundation to develop this three dimensional city map as a useful tool with any proceeds to be donated to the less fortunate.

Braille Map - Our Cool Capital ‘city map’ initiative aims to place a cast bronze city map at each of our prominent inner city locations. This will act as a tactile orientation point for locals and visitors alike. We will work closely with the city’s top artists and the blind foundation to develop this three dimensional city map as a useful tool with any proceeds to be donated to the less fortunate.

Gordon Froud Rooftop Installation - An installation on the roof of St Laurent Boutique, Brooklyn.

Gordon Froud Rooftop Installation - An installation on the roof of St Laurent Boutique, Brooklyn.

Funked Up Benches - ‘Funked up Benches’ is an initiative by the PIA which aims to promote a furniture design culture. It is a call to the citizens of Pretoria to get involved in designing a bench which could in the end be built and placed in a public location within the city.

Funked Up Benches - ‘Funked up Benches’ is an initiative by the PIA which aims to promote a furniture design culture. It is a call to the citizens of Pretoria to get involved in designing a bench which could in the end be built and placed in a public location within the city.

DRAWing Pretoria Together - This project is about initiating observational or imaginary drawings from various trained and untrained creatives across Pretoria and spreading them far and wide. The creatives will consist of three main groups. Firstly, trained artist, designers and architects. Secondly, drawings from children in selected schools in Pretoria and thirdly from passengers in taxi’s in which we place a sketchbook with some guidelines.

DRAWing Pretoria Together - This project is about initiating observational or imaginary drawings from various trained and untrained creatives across Pretoria and spreading them far and wide. The creatives will consist of three main groups. Firstly, trained artist, designers and architects. Secondly, drawings from children in selected schools in Pretoria and thirdly from passengers in taxi’s in which we place a sketchbook with some guidelines.

Build A Bridge - The Jacaranda City, known for its gorgeous purple Jacaranda trees, the beautiful parks, classic churches and its rich history, is the main inspiration for this project. Driving on the highway and driving through the bridges is a reminder of the inspiration that is, Pretoria.

Build A Bridge - The Jacaranda City, known for its gorgeous purple Jacaranda trees, the beautiful parks, classic churches and its rich history, is the main inspiration for this project. Driving on the highway and driving through the bridges is a reminder of the inspiration that is, Pretoria.

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