THURSDAY,
APRIL 9TH

Festival Events

 

THU. 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM All Prototypes Open

 

THU. 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM Night Time Prototype Viewing

The following prototyping projects are designed to light up at night and so we’ve added special night time hours just for them.

3 for Life
Active Rest
Arena | Play
Art Central – Shimmering Stars
Bench-Go-Round
ChimeSF
CommonGround
Daily Boost
Data Lantern
Ember
Exchange Portals
Fogplane
Guerilla Street museum
Knock Stop Music
MARKET [SCENE] Musical Pedals
Neighborhood Preparedness Unit
Neuro Flowers
Outpost
peepSHOW
ProtoHouse
Prototyping Mobility: CCA In The City
Room for Thought
Show Box
Sound of Emotion
Tag Tunnel
The Cephalopod
The Zen Door
Timber Valley
Tree of changes
Tree Sitting
Understory
Unsilence the Newsbin

 

THU. 2:00 PM CCA Sponsored Event

Mobile Social Infrastructures: Prototypes for Off-The-Grid Deployable Market
(sponsored by CCA Build Lab)

Students from courses led by Prof. Mauricio Soto and Prof. Antje Steinmuller will present research, designs and prototypes for mobile deployable street food infrastructure for local food market organization Off The Grid.

Subject to change, check CCA events calendar for more.

 

THU. 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM Detour Hosted Walks

Detours are gorgeous GPS audio walks that reveal hidden stories, people and places at every turn. If you want the royal experience, Detour is hosting scheduled walks, where, at the end, you’ll have an opportunity to chat with some of the people involved in making this Detour (including Andrew Mason, CEO of Detour) and the renovation of Market Street.

 

THU. 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Outpost Event

Tactical Urbanism: A talk by Island Press author Mike Lydon
Please join us for a public talk with Mike Lydon, the author of Tactical Urbanism: Short Term Action for Long Term Change, which captures the global context of experimental city planning. This event is co-produced by Island Press. The Green Arcade will be on-site with books for sale.

This event is part of 72 hours of scheduled programming at the Outpost. Please check the Studio for Urban Projects web site for a full schedule of events.

 

THU. 7:00 PM CCA Sponsored Event

Virtual Interactive Prototypes: Emerging Uses of Video Game Technology
(sponsored by CCA Digital Craft Lab)

CCA Prof. T Jason Anderson will showcase recent academic and professional research using UNITY, UNREAL, and Vuforia to construct virtual environments and prototypes, specifically recent work with Augmented Reality on iOS devices. Additional presenters to be confirmed.

Subject to change, check CCA events calendar for more.

 

Associated Events

 

THU. 7:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Walk to Work Day 2015
(Official Walk to Work Day Hubs, see map here)

San Francisco Leads the Nation in Celebrating Walking! Start your healthy walking habit and get rewarded at one of the Walk to Work Day “hubs” across the city. Stop by for a FREE Clipper Card, totes, coffee, or breakfast snack, and much more! Walking just 15 minutes of your commute counts! Be a part of this fun and festive day of encouragement celebrating the most healthy, sustainable form of transportation: walking.

More on Walk to Work Day 2015

 

THU. 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Urban Innovation Exchange Arts and Innovation District
(San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, 525 Golden Gate Avenue)

A guided walking tour of San Francisco’s “Central Market Arts and Innovation District”, followed by a facilitated discussion to explore how these kinds of urban innovation ecosystems may manifest in other domestic and international locations. Topics discussed include sustainable development, Green Cities, Smart Cities, urban innovation, and creative culture.

 


FRIDAY,
APRIL 10TH

Festival Events

 

FRI. 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM All Prototypes Open

 

FRI. 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM Night Time Prototype Viewing

Some of the prototyping projects are designed to light up at night and so we’ve added special night time hours just for them. (See list of projects above.)

 

FRI. 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Outpost Event

The Landscape of Market Street: A walking tour
Chris Carlsson, co-director of Shaping San Francisco, will give a 90 minute walking tour covering the history of Market Street as a transit corridor, but he will also peel back the layers of history to reveal a lost landscape of sand dunes and a mysterious valley, saltwater wetlands and the strangely abundant fresh water that still flows beneath the area. Your ideas of the Central City are sure to be altered after this 90 minute walk! This event is created in collaboration with Shaping San Francisco.

This event is part of 72 hours of scheduled programming at the Outpost. Please check the Studio for Urban Projects web site for a full schedule of events.

 

FRI. 12:00 PM CCA Sponsored Event

Kinematic Code: Robotic Drawings and Paintings by the Digital Craft Lab

Architecture students working within a course taught by Andrew Kudless in the CCA Digital Craft Lab will demonstrate various techniques they have developed in programming a small robotic arm to draw and paint. Students have been exploring the the creative capacity of code to produce innovative generative art works.

 

FRI. 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM Detour Hosted Walks

Detours are gorgeous GPS audio walks that reveal hidden stories, people and places at every turn. If you want the royal experience, Detour is hosting scheduled walks, where, at the end, you’ll have an opportunity to chat with some of the people involved in making this Detour (including Andrew Mason, CEO of Detour) and the renovation of Market Street.

 

FRI. 8:00 PM CCA Sponsored Event

PechaKucha presentations by Master of Architecture thesis students
(sponsored by CCA Build Lab)

Third-year Master of Architecture students will deliver short presentations of the thesis research and design proposals they have been developing in their final semester of CCA’s graduate architecture program.

Subject to change, check CCA events calendar for more.

 

FRI. 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM Outpost Event

Kino Kiosk, a film screening
Part moving image installation, part outdoor screening, the Kino Kiosk offers a variety of films that respond to the culture and development of Market Street and inspires new ways of looking at San Francisco’s main thoroughfare. Historical footage is paired with documentary and artistic interpretations of our downtown area. Visual narratives and abstract oddities seek to find a glowing niche amidst the frenetic pace and illuminated commercial centers. Audiences are invited to participate in the soundtracks and have the chance to win a prize! Whether you catch a glimpse passing by, or settle in to interact and engage, the Kino Kiosk offers a cinematic moment for all users of Market Street. This event is produced in collaboration with the Exploratorium Cinema Arts Program and is curated by Kathleen Maguire, Samuel Sharkey, Liz Keim, Melinda Stone and Rick Prelinger.

This event is part of 72 hours of scheduled programming at the Outpost. Please check the Studio for Urban Projects web site for a full schedule of events.

 

Associated Events

 

Fri. 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Night Market
(United Nations Plaza, 8th and Market Street)

San Francisco Public Works, Market Street Association and Lefty O’Doul’s Foundation for Kids present the UN Plaza Friday Night Market, every Friday from April 10 through October at United Nations Plaza from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. The Night Market features food, entertainment, family fun and vendors to provide residents, local workers and visitors the ultimate urban evening experience. Come enjoy the food trucks, beer garden, local vendors and artists, live music and fun for the kids including a jumpy house, face painting, and games.

More on the UN Plaza Friday Night Market


SATURDAY,
APRIL 11TH

Festival Events

 

SAT. 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM All Prototypes Open

 

SAT. 8:00 PM – 10:00 PMNight Time Prototype Viewing

Some of the prototyping projects are designed to light up at night and so we’ve added special night time hours just for them. (See list of projects above.)

 

SAT. 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Outpost Event

BioBlitz & Sightings

Come participate in this citizen science project logging the different wildlife species that inhabit Market Street. Expert-led teams will discover, count, map and learn about the diverse organisms that live in our urban environment. Sightings will be logged with iNaturalist and shared at the Outpost installation between 1:00-2:00pm. This event is co-hosted by Nature in the City in collaboration with Nerds for Nature and the California Academy of Sciences.

This event is part of 72 hours of scheduled programming at the Outpost. Please check the Studio for Urban Projects web site for a full schedule of events.

 

SAT. 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Outpost Event

Create with Nature Zone
Central Market is home to one of San Francisco’s densest neighborhoods, with an estimated 4,000 children and some of the least access to open space. For one day, the Children in Nature Collaborative will transform Market Street into a natural play space for children, parents and friends.This event is produced in collaboration with the Children in Nature Collaborative.

This event is part of 72 hours of scheduled programming at the Outpost. Please check the Studio for Urban Projects web site for a full schedule of events.

 

SAT. Noon – 2:30 PM 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM Detour Hosted Walks

Detours are gorgeous GPS audio walks that reveal hidden stories, people and places at every turn. If you want the royal experience, Detour is hosting scheduled walks, where, at the end, you’ll have an opportunity to chat with some of the people involved in making this Detour (including Andrew Mason, CEO of Detour) and the renovation of Market Street.

 

SAT. 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Outpost Event

Bike Tour: Pilots on Market St.
Join Paolo Cosulich-Schwartz from the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition for a tour of the pilots along Market Street that have helped to make it the busiest bike street west of the Mississippi. We will tour the bike counter, the separated bikeway, the Powell Street contra-flow and other bicycling improvements while looking ahead to what Market Street could become as it is redesigned by the Better Market Street program. Bring your helmet and pick up a Bay Area bike share bike (7th & Market) if you don’t have one of your own. This event is co-hosted by the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition.

This event is part of 72 hours of scheduled programming at the Outpost. Please check the Studio for Urban Projects web site for a full schedule of events.

 

SAT. 6:00 PM CCA Sponsored Event

Grounding Urban Metabolisms

Book launch and mini-symposium, sponsored by CCA Urban Works Agency. Participants: Neeraj BhatiaIrene ChengDavid Fletcher, Daniel Ibañez (Harvard GSD), Nikos Katsikis (Harvard GSD), Christopher Roach

Subject to change, check CCA events calendar for more.