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Today is Park(ing) Day 2014 – Send us Photos of Pop-Up Parks Near You!

Today is Park(ing) Day 2014 – Send us Photos of Pop-Up Parks Near You!

Today is Park(ing) Day, and we'd love to see your photos of the most spectacular pop-up parks near you! If you've never heard of Park(ing) Day before, it's a global event where parking spaces are

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Man Builds World’s First 3D-Printed Concrete Castle in His Own Backyard

Man Builds World’s First 3D-Printed Concrete Castle in His Own Backyard

Rudenko's grand 3D-printed castle and his self-built 3D printer was a labor of love. Drawing from the knowledge of the RepRap community, the Minnesotan contractor footed the bill for the project

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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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Behind the Design of San Francisco’s 1 Burrows Pocket Park with Rebar Studio and Artist Jason Jagel

Behind the Design of San Francisco’s 1 Burrows Pocket Park with Rebar Studio and Artist Jason Jagel

This past October we brought you a first look at 1 Burrows Pocket Park, a community-driven project launched by Architecture for Humanity, the Lincoln Reimagine Project and Architectural Digest to

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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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SOAK Pop-Up Shipping Container Spa Promotes Health & Sustainability in San Francisco

SOAK Pop-Up Shipping Container Spa Promotes Health & Sustainability in San Francisco

Spas are a luxurious place to relax and heal, but that doesn't mean they need to be wasteful power hogs flushing water down the drain. San Francisco startup SOAK wants to bring healthy and sustainable

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Deconstructed 1940s Citroën H Van Transformed into a New Parklet for San Francisco

Deconstructed 1940s Citroën H Van Transformed into a New Parklet for San Francisco

The old truck was donated by the Rapha Cycle Club, which had an old Citroën that someone had found "in a barn in France in the 1940s," the Cycle Club's John Maniquis told The Atlantic Cities. Beyond

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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 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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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 is THIS THURSDAY – September 21, 2006!

PARK(ing) Day is THIS THURSDAY – September 21, 2006!

image from last year's PARK(ing) project, November 16, 2005 via www.rebargroup.org. Surely by now you are well aware of Rebar and their fabulous project which turned an ordinary, urban, San Francisco

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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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