Over three days in downtown Seoul, Playable City will host a suite of specially created Urban Games during the Seoul Architecture Biennale.
The Smart Oxford Playable City Commission is a brand new commission, challenging creatives from around the world to produce an idea that puts people and play at the heart of the city of Oxford.
A new addition to the network, São Paulo is making plans for the coming year.
Launched in 2015 to develop new ideas and engage Japanese creatives in imagining the future of Tokyo.
Joined the network in 2016, with a workshop exploring ways to improve the experience of travelling around the city
Launched in 2014, Recife in Brazil was the first Playable City outside of the UK.
The UK’s most playful place, where Watershed began Playable City in 2012.
In April this year I began a dream job at Watershed as Producer on Creative Producers International, a programme designed to enable fifteen Producers from… [Read More]
On 19 October this year almost 200 people from across the world came together at Watershed for our third Playable City conference, Making The City… [Read More]
Making the City Playable 2017 takes place on 19 October in Watershed. Producer Hilary O’Shaughnessy outlines the challenges involved curating meaningful events in a world… [Read More]
“Stop, Smile, Stroll” will transform a pedestrian crossing into a 30-second game.
Hello Lamp Post invites people to strike up conversations with familiar street furniture using the text message function of their mobile phones.
A playful pack of wild beasts appeared in unexpected places across the city of Bristol, waiting for people to play with them.
Shadowing gives memory to city street lights, enabling them to record and play back the shadows of those who pass underneath.