Eric Gratacap

A (PARK)ing Spot from STUDIOS Architecture and SWA Group!

by , 09/20/10
filed under: social design, Urban design

PARK(ing) Day, PARKing day, renegade parking space reclamation, urban renovation, urban design, reclaim the streets, green design, green urbanism, eco design

Last Friday we brought you some of our favorite pop-up parks from Park(ing) Day 2010, and we’ve just received word of another great project by STUDIOS Architecture and SWA Group! The team set out to create a temporary and reconfigurable architectural environment with a low-carbon impact and zero waste for (PARK)ing Day. The design duo used reclaimed, large format printer paper rolls as their primary building material and fastened them together simply with binder clips. From start to finish no materials were wasted and each of the paper rolls were recycled. And of course, all those binder clips will be once again used for office paper work, eventually…

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