Can you fall in love with a Paris Bollard? Perhaps. In these parts we love bollards as an idiosyncratic typology: when done right they become usefully iconic, when done poorly they stick out of the urban fabric as security-theatre impediment. Here’s a great article by the Social Life Project called The Little Bollard That Could……
Street furniture is where public policy meets our bodies. Topics like zoning and land use are fascinating, and I can speak or read books about these topics all day. But, it’s really really hard to understand zoning – and really difficult to hold zoning in our minds eye without scrambling a bit. We can kind…
To match the adaptive reuse aesthetic at Industry City in Brooklyn, they have deployed street-level planter dumpsters which have been painted various shades of pink, yellow, and red.
We were out and about Brooklyn yesterday and we encountered one of American Express and Resy’s 13 Yurt Villages across the US, designed to support safe outdoor dining during COVID-19: The Yurt Villages are a new covered, heated outdoor experience available exclusively for American Express Card Members. The collection of custom-designed tents will serve as…
L. buxus blavus – Standard Collection Box Receptacle (Blue Box) – in the snow in Long Island City.
Carshare Parking observed
Holistic design and organization are keys to an equitable and strong urban experience, says freelance designer Bruno Miloux
Photographer Matthew Chattle shares photographs of the many different types of social distance markers in and around London.
NYC Open Streets continue to be a failure.
Observed: the many versions of sedeo strata (streetwise dining) which have emerged into the last few weeks in NYC.