OpenCity Weekly Review

7187833652_a9d74ddc2d_cHere’s our weekly review rounding up the best stories and ideas in public space from cities around the world. This week we bring you a pop-up urban swing set and a virtual tour of Venice. 

  • A Virtual Tour of Venice
  • The absence of streets is nothing for Google. They covered 265 miles on foot and 114 miles by boat of this flooded to city to capture Venice’s iconic landmarks. (Via Atlantic Cities)
  • Anatomy of a Swing Park
  • Originally debuted at PARK(ing) Day in Dallas, the pop-up swing set has made a tour around town at various local events. Creator, Patrick McDonnell, shares with us how to create this awesome pop-up urban swing park. (Via

Photo by Rhys A. from Flickr (CC)

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