Category: place-making

Making places for communities based on walking

Hiker being explained not to litter by a big troll Leave no Trash text, illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt

Leave no Trash

Leave No Trash – How we might get better at keeping the trails clean

Three hikers sitting under a tree in rain, illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt

trail space thoughts on a rainy day

Things like rain, wind, trees and rocks sometimes create sudden spaces along the trails

Drawing of light bulbs along the coastline

Coastal innovation Conference

Article: Coastal innovation –
how and why to create paths for a better life along the coast

Drawing of two expedition hikers, in extreme weather

Expedition hikers

Expedition hikers, mastering and enduring, extreme conditions and places

Drawing of a dyke climate coastal climate trail

Dyke trails against extreme weather

Climate coastal paths can help both us, biodiversity and stop extreme weather from flooding low lying lands

Drawing of a house with people and hens living on the facade

The chicken house

Sketching up a house with people and hens on the facade

Drawing of different sources of extreme water, from above, from the ground, from the sea and from inland
drawing of a small hut with grass roof
Drawing of a green eco house with solar cells, water reservoir and vertical gardens

Concept for solar powered vertical farming eco house

Concept and thoughts about a new generation of green architecture

Drawing of a radical green urban eco house by Frits ahlefeldt

Daydreaming up radical sustainable architecture

Food producing house gathering rainwater from roof concept by Frits Ahlefeldt

Drawing of growing food along the sidewalks in the cities

Urban sidewalk gardening

Elevating thrive in the city with inspiration from the “Food is free” movement

Watercolor of an old building
Drawing of a stone cottage by Frits Ahlefeldt
Ink drawing of sailors in an old pub

Fishermen in the old inn

Sketching up special places along the coastal trails

Watercolor of ChristiansOe fort, ertholmene, Baltic Sea

Watercolor notes from an old coastal community

Place sketches from Ertholmene, some tiny fortified islands out in the middle of the Baltic Sea

drawing of a car sized nature model in a car lot

From car park to National park. A storytelling idea

Could nature park models be placed in the urban context to help us tell their stories?

drawing of a hiking trail to a lighthouse

Walking to a landmark and back trails

Sketch note: When we connect landmarks to the cities along hiking trails something magical happens…

Drawing of a backpacker looking at a resort