NUT Yangon 2017
In December 2017 Färgfabriken re-visited Yangon for the program Yangon Downside up! a collaboration withMyanm/art.
Yangon Downside Up!
This program featured multiple sites and discussions, a workshop, street fair and partnerships with some of the cities most exciting and influential organizations like Doh Eain, Bikes in Yangon, and more.
Guests from Phnom Penh came to Yangon to share their own experiences working in an ever changing city, and joned New Urban Topologies for an exciting series of discussions, meals, activities and presentations. Let’s Change Yangon for the better with the interest of citizens at its core!
Car-Free Bank Street Fair: Reimagining Yangon’s Streets
Doh Eain, the Yangon Heritage Trust and New Urban Topologies present:
Car-Free Bank Street Fair: Reimagining Yangon’s Streets is a half day fair on December 9 to engage residents, street users and the broader Yangon community in re-imagining Bank Street and explore urban issues and solutions more broadly. Guests could join fun activities to promote open and welcoming city streets for public use! The program featured exhibitions, skate boarding performances, BMX performances, biking, street art, creative urban design workshops, a giant chess game, table tennis and much more! In anticipation of ongoing redesign activities of Bank Street, various new lay-out designs and prototypes for urban furniture was also presented.
Supported by the Heritage Kempinski Hotel and Fargfabriken
Read more about this in Myanmar Times.