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Things We Like:David Yoon’s Narrow Streets Project,Helping People Imagine Livable Streets.

May 27, 2010


Believe it or not this image is a fake…..sort of. This is what the street really looks like. Look closely, very closely and you will notice that these are exactly the same views. That’s right, the image above is exactly the same as the one below, minus a couple of tweaks in Photoshop. At Public […]

Things We Like: Youth Photo-Mapping Their Communities W/Homemade Balloon Satellites.

May 20, 2010

Things We Like

In this day and age, Google has made satellite imagery of our neighborhoods and important landmarks an everyday reality. It’s such a pervasive part of our existence now, can you remember the day when we didn’t have ready access to such materials? Maybe it’s the lack of coffee, but I can’t. My brain inherently wants […]

Things We Like:Placing Trampolines In Sidewalks, Allowing Us To Play & Exercise Everywhere.

May 5, 2010

Things We Like, Writing

‘When it snows, children take over the city: they sleigh, throw snowballs, make snowmen and are more visible than ever. But what a city needs for its children has to be more durable than snow.’ -Aldo Van Eyck A few months ago I wrote about my visit last summer to the rather amazing Kolle 37 […]

Project: Creating A Outdoor Classroom & Community Space For PS 134.

May 3, 2010

Our Work

From Public Workshop’s Project Archives: Project: An Outdoor Classroom & Community Space For PS 134 Location:New York, NY Project Director: Alex Gilliam with help from Thor Snilsberg from Project For Public Spaces for the Hester Street Collaborative Year: 2006 Is it possible for children to make meaningful contributions in design processes beyond doing crayon doodles or […]