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Pieces of outdoor furniture seen on Piazza XXV Aprile during Public Design Festival 2014.

Photos by: Luca Rotondo _ All rights reserved

— 2 days ago with 73 notes
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Primary Structure by Jacob Dahlgren is a colorful steel sculpture, tracing lines under the shadow of a beech woodland. It’s one of the art instlalations of the Wanås Foundation located in the south of Sweden.

— 2 weeks ago with 120 notes
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"If you design streets and cars, you get streets and cars. If you design places and people, you get places and people."
William H. Whyte
— 1 month ago with 72 notes
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Make_Shift City. Renegotiating the Urban Commons starts on the premise that public spaces are part of urban commons, today more than yesterday, as recent history has told us. With this consideration, the book presents a collection of the most mesmerizing design projects reshaping cities’ topography by means of art, imagination, civic participation and low resources.

Make_Shift City. Renegotiating the Urban Commons starts on the premise that public spaces are part of urban commons, today more than yesterday, as recent history has told us. With this consideration, the book presents a collection of the most mesmerizing design projects reshaping cities’ topography by means of art, imagination, civic participation and low resources.

— 1 month ago with 46 notes
#bibliography  #public design 
Open call for international public design projects inspired by the theme of the street food, as a tool for enhancement of public spaces, socialization and aggregation. Submission deadline: 28th February 2014 Submit your project

Open call for international public design projects inspired by the theme of the street food, as a tool for enhancement of public spaces, socialization and aggregation.
Submission deadline: 28th February 2014
Submit your project

— 1 month ago with 8 notes
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In the little village of Raalte (The Netherlands), Overtreders has designed BlekkerBuxusHoek, a red meeting point with benches, tables and lookouts. 

— 1 month ago with 34 notes
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A few days left to enter the open call for international public design projects for the next edition of Public Design Festival in Milan (Italy). The theme is food and you can get inspired by the images enlisted in this tumblr blog over the years.  
To apply: here. 
Don’t be shy.

A few days left to enter the open call for international public design projects for the next edition of Public Design Festival in Milan (Italy). The theme is food and you can get inspired by the images enlisted in this tumblr blog over the years. 

To apply: here.

Don’t be shy.

— 2 months ago with 12 notes
#public design festival  #public design  #competition  #public space  #food 

Commisioned by The Architecture Foundation, Viewpoint designed by AOR is located in Camley Street Natural Park in London (UK) and offers an aesthetic perspective of urban wildlife.

Photos by: Max Creasy _ All rights reserved.

— 2 months ago with 62 notes
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Same place, two years later, new intervention. Under the direction of Collectif Etc, the vacant lot in Saint-Étienne (France) named “Place du Géant” has changed its shape again. These wooden benches have been designed by Collectif Parenthèse.

— 2 months ago with 277 notes
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Within the frame of Hello Wood 2012, Dia Harcsa, Tibor Dékány and Ádám Hatvani, members of Sporaarchitects, designed the wooden Gossip Bench. Sit and indulge in pretty talk.

Photos by: Péter Márk, Péter Sárközi _ MOME line _ All rights reserved

— 3 months ago with 77 notes
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In the little village of Ry (Denmark), CEBRA has designed The Pulse Park, a playful environment divided into three different zones, whose features allow several activities and are conceived for users of all ages.

— 4 months ago with 35 notes
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The call for entries for the eighth edition of the European Prize for Urban Public Space is open.The eligible projects are interventions aimed at creating, recovering or improving the democratic quality of the urban spaces in European cities between 2012 and 2014. Deadline for registration: 23 January 2014.
To learn more: here.

The call for entries for the eighth edition of the European Prize for Urban Public Space is open.The eligible projects are interventions aimed at creating, recovering or improving the democratic quality of the urban spaces in European cities between 2012 and 2014. Deadline for registration: 23 January 2014.

To learn more: here.

— 5 months ago with 12 notes
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In 2011 in the suburbs of Linz (Austria), a huge roundabout became for 17 days DEJA - VU, an island for cultural celebration designed by Fattinger-Orso and a real intersection between visitors and inhabitants. 7000 red crates created a modular architecture adapting to the daily scheduled events.

— 5 months ago with 20 notes
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The storytelling video about Pod Mostom project by esterni + Atrium, held in Kosice (Slovakia) in summer 2013. Enjoy!

— 6 months ago with 12 notes
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