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Playable City Award is announced

From floating messageboards to musical benches: ideas for a more playable city the Guardian wrote

The shortlist for the Playable City Award 2015 is announced, we take a look at some of the interactive projects hoping to inject a bit of fun into city life.

The Playable City Award, which encourages projects that make our cities more engaging and fun, has just announced its latest shortlist. From musical pedestrian crossings to interactive public benches, the projects have been dreamed up by designers around the world.

“The Playable City theme connects across cultures, geography and creative disciplines,” says Clare Reddington, the award’s executive producer.