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Talking Public Space and Urban Intervention With San Francisco’s Rebar Studio

Talking Public Space and Urban Intervention With San Francisco’s Rebar Studio

INHABITAT: How did Rebar get its start? MATT: Rebar started around a project called the Cabinet National Library. We were inspired by an art magazine in Brooklyn called Cabinet, which had bought a

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Park(ing) Day 2013: The Best Pop-Up Parks Across the States! [PHOTOS]

Park(ing) Day 2013: The Best Pop-Up Parks Across the States! [PHOTOS]

San Francisco, CA -- Interstice Architects go big every Park(ing) Day - and this year's park was no disappointment! The Park-a-licious Public Bubble is a huge inflatable structure filled with balloons and

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Today is Park(ing) Day 2013 – Send Us Your Photos!

Today is Park(ing) Day 2013 – Send Us Your Photos!

We want to see your Park(ing) Day photos! Today is Park(ing) Day and we're on the hunt for the coolest pop-up parks reclaiming parking spaces around the world! Park(ing) Day is a chance to take back the

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Park(ing) Day 2012: Photos of the Best Pop-Up Parks From Coast to Coast!

Park(ing) Day 2012: Photos of the Best Pop-Up Parks From Coast to Coast!

Park(ing) Day began in San Francisco in 2005 when Rebar Studio converted a single parking space into a pop-up park. The idea is that as long as you feed the meter, the space is yours to use as you please.

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San Francisco’s Parklets Transform Parking Spaces Into Urban Oases

San Francisco’s Parklets Transform Parking Spaces Into Urban Oases

Local design studio Rebar was instrumental in developing the concept of using public parking spaces to create a more engaging use for the public – even temporarily. Rebar’s original project started in

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Park(ing) Day 2011: Pop-Up Parks Spring Up Around the World – Exclusive Photos!

Park(ing) Day 2011: Pop-Up Parks Spring Up Around the World – Exclusive Photos!

The Park(ing) Day project began in San Francisco in 2005 when art and design studio Rebar converted one parking space into a temporary public park. Since then the event has grown into an international

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Park(ing) Day 2011 is Today!

Park(ing) Day 2011 is Today!

Sick and tired of all those cars taking over our city streets? Well, today is your chance to reap some revenge on those 4-wheelers and enjoy the reclaimed parking spots of Park(ing) Day! Park(ing) Day

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

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

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

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PHOTOS: Inhabitat Celebrates PARK(ing) Day Coast to Coast!

PHOTOS: Inhabitat Celebrates PARK(ing) Day Coast to Coast!

Inhabitants Mike Chino, Diane Pham, Philip Proefrock, and Lea Bogden happily spent part of their Fridays pedaling around their cities looking for these impromptu green spaces. Definitely a day of

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PARK(ing) Day 2010 is TODAY!

PARK(ing) Day 2010 is TODAY!

HAPPY PARK(ing) DAY EVERYONE! Today is Park(ing) Day so keep your eyes peeled for pop-up parks and impromptu green space all around your neighborhood! Park(ing) Day is an excuse for city folk to usurp

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PARK(ing) Day 2010 Takes Place This Friday Around the World!

PARK(ing) Day 2010 Takes Place This Friday Around the World!

Heads up city dwellers - Park(ing) Day 2010 takes place all over the world this Friday, so get out there and explore the pop-up parks in your neighborhood! Park(ing) Day participants take over parking

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PARK(ing) Day 2009 Transforms Parking Spaces Into Public Parks

PARK(ing) Day 2009 Transforms Parking Spaces Into Public Parks

Park(ing) Day! Parking space invasion day! The day to roll out some sod, fire up the barbeque, and set out in the street like it's your front porch. If you didn't hear about it from us, from the event

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PARK(ing) Day is TODAY!

PARK(ing) Day is TODAY!

HAPPY PARK(ing) DAY! Keep your eyes open today for impromptu public parks popping up in parking spots around the world as hundreds of peeps take part in PARK(ing) Day! Wow, that was a tongue-twister if

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PARK(ing) Day 2009 is This Friday!

PARK(ing) Day 2009 is This Friday!

This Friday impromptu public parks will be springing up around the world for PARK(ing) Day 2009! Created by San Francisco art collective REBAR, this one-day celebration of public space encourages people

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Park(ing) Day is TODAY!

Park(ing) Day is TODAY!

New parks will be popping up all over the country today, thanks to Park(ing) Day, an annual event that turns paved parking spaces into temporary green gardens. The event was started in 2005 by ReBar, an

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GET READY for Park(ing) Day 2008!

GET READY for Park(ing) Day 2008!

Transportation Tuesday is usually focused on getting from one place to another, but sometimes you've got to slow down and take a break from transit. It’s time to mark your calendars, plan your park, and

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PARK(ing) Day Takes to the Streets!

PARK(ing) Day Takes to the Streets!

Last Friday was Park(ing) Day - the day where San Franciscans and sprawl-fighting citizens around the world reclaimed parking spots to turn them into green spaces! What started as a few grassy plots of

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PARK(ING) DAY IS TODAY!

PARK(ING) DAY IS TODAY!

What started as a few grassy plots of sod occupying metered parking spots in San Francisco has blossomed into a world-wide event scheduled- and TODAY IS THE BIG DAY!! Rebar's Park(ing) Day is back for

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PARK(ING) DAY RETURNS This September

PARK(ING) DAY RETURNS This September

What started as a few grassy plots of sod occupying metered parking spots in San Francisco has blossomed into a world-wide event scheduled to take place September 21st, 2007. Rebar's Park(ing) Day is

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PARK(ing) DAY: CALL TO ACTION!

PARK(ing) DAY: CALL TO ACTION!

The Rebar Group, who you'll doubtless remember from their PARK(ing) project, is proving that inspired action can be contagious. The collective of San Francisco greenthumb-artist-activists rolled out sod

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HOW TO: Turn a Parking Space into a PARK

HOW TO: Turn a Parking Space into a PARK

You may have seen this blogging around recently, since the indomitable Rebar collective staged a brilliant urban intervention in San Francisco last month by rolling out some sod and building a mini park

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