Metalco is a pioneer in luxury style and social design. Founded on community spirit, Metalco believes in bringing people outside to connect with nature and bond…
Gallery of Runaway – A Temporary Splash of Color for the Santa Barbara Waterfront - 4 | Temporary architecture, Public space design, Playground design
A matrix of thin steel rods combine to create three vibrant, modular objects welcoming all to view and interact with their surroundings in a new light. This is a great example to residents and artists alike to consider how #contemporaryart can activate #publicspace.
folie-sure-seine-les-berges | Urban garden, Floating garden, Outdoor
Paris is transforming an utterly urban area along the River Seine to a cleaner, greener space. A new Left Bank promenade called the Berges de Seine (Banks of the Seine) was unveiled last month, and is quickly drawing crowds of walkers, cyclists and urbanites seeking a bit of nature.
A Social Setting Northern Plaza Monash University Clayton by T.C.L. | Campus landscape, Monash university, Social space design
Monash University Clayton developed a space that hosts staff, students and the wider community in a myriad of ways. This social space serves to increase student populations and on-campus residents.
Feel at home in public places with a bright blue ‘Urban Living Room,’ a hangout space set up in Rotter… | Urban living room, Home theater installation, Urban living
Feel right at home in an urban living room. This bright blue living room is the perfect hangout space set up in Rotterdam by artist Eddy Kaiser and the Theatre Group Powerboat.
30 tons of colored sand was used to create this art installation
Polish artist Adam Kalinowski created "The Dream City" to bring people together and enjoy the outdoors. The installation is made of 30 tons of colored sand and invites you to explore a variety of weights, sand, colors and patterns that may arise during your barefoot walk through the project. The rest is a matter of your imagination.
These Musical Swings Will Be Arriving In New York Next Week
The Swings: An Exercise in Musical Cooperation, is a public art installation created by design studio Daily Tous Les Jours. Each swing represents one of four musical instruments, and when people swing in synchronicity, melodies composed by Radwan Ghazi Moumneh emerge through cooperation.
BNKR arquitetcura upcycles crates into social topography
This installation, built using 5,000 soda cans, functioned as benches to sit on. The upcycled pieces aimed to serve as an example for sustainability, not ending up in the trash afterwards, like other temporary structures. When the expo finished, the containers were returned to the soda company to continue their original use and function.
The Rapana Street Library Was Designed To Encourage Reading Among Young People
A team of designers built a street library in the marine capital of Bulgaria, Varna. This library, inspired by the sea snail and shaped like a shell, features built-in benches and it can hold 1,500 books!
HOK and Hawkins\Brown Move Forward with Cardiff University Innovation Campus
The third phase of Cardiff University's Innovative Campus will house SPARK, the first social science research park in the world. The campus also houses other facilities and research centers that are designed around social interactions and collaboration.