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Urban Intervention - Chicago

Installation shots of Jessica Stockholder’s Color Jam, which paints the streets and buildings on State and Adams in Chicago with swaths of rich colored vinyl. I’ve walked through this space numerous.

The boring benches installed in urban areas around the world are purely functional: you take a seat for a little while, and then you leave. But why shouldn’t public furniture be visually interesting, comfortable and even interactive as well? These 14 chairs, benches, loungers, tables and more often double as art objects, with designs that consider a wide range of needs.

Forget boring benches, these 14 innovative designs for public furniture are functional, decorative and interactive, offering more than just a place to sit.

"Color Aditivo" at Parque recreativo y cultural Omar, Panama City (2013) by Carlos Cruz-Diez

Carlos Cruz-Diez Parque recreativo y cultural Omar, Panama City

NYC Mural by Graffiti Artist Unveiled at Ascenzi Square in Williamsburg

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Urban Design Streetscapes and Plaza Plans & Designs . Great separation of peds, bikes, and cars.

super sized pop-up park man made park with hammocks apparently there are tons of food trucks here too...

Peter Elliott Architecture + Urban Design, A’Beckett Urban Square; pop-up parks hammock lights lighting trees night activation

21st Avenue Corridor in New York. By WXY Architecture + Urban Design.

Avenue Corridor - a good try but where are the "social gathering places", bike/car barriers, street trees, etc?

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