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A hundred thousand paintbrushes

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Dutch design team Haas&Hahn (Jeroen Koolhaas and Dre Urhahn) have travelled the world to bring muralism to struggling communities—their most recent project was painting over 100 buildings in Philadelphia’s Germantown neighbourhood. In 2005, the duo began an artistic love affair with the favelas of Rio de Janeiro that continues to this day. Continue reading

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OpenCity Weekly Review

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 Philadelphia’s civic porch, hundreds of colourful umbrellas, the overdue possibility of a stroll along the Seine, and a tour of what might be the world’s most promising instant city. Continue reading

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OpenCity Weekly Review

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 a technicolor Chicago intersection, another High Line imitator, youthful advice, and a Canadian update from the ‘complete streets’ movement.

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OpenCity Weekly Review

Here’s our weekly review rounding up the best stories and ideas in public space from around the world. This week we bring you playful interventions in Toronto’s urban environment, the best and worst public squares around the world, bottom-up Philadelphia street redesigns, and an apartment under a bridge in Berlin.

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