The designers of No Studio from Wroclaw, Poland are creating a series of micro-installations to breath new life into neglected public spaces. Founded by Magda Szwajcowska and Michal Majewski, No Studio’s portfolio contains works that range from temporary architecture to small-scale architecture to product design. Their motto is to solve problems as opposed to creating monuments. Continue reading
DOT Art has partnered with the Dominique Lévy Gallery and the Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership to present the installation of “Snow Monsters” at the Flatiron Plaza on Broadway and 23rd Street. The group of 12 white and gray marble sculptures, created by Swiss-artist Peter Regli, are meant to “interrupt the quick glance” of passerby within the urban atmosphere of the plaza. Continue reading
As more and more people move from rural to urban settings around the world, the burden on a city’s housing stock grows. In the absence of available affordable housing in many cities around the world, the gap is being filled by informal housing settlements.
Here’s our weekly review rounding up the best stories and ideas in public space from cities around the world. This week we bring you tips on hacking public space, incredible photos of the new Bay Bridge construction and videos that will inspire you to take the bus.