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Explore Interesting Urban, Nice Urban, and more! In 2007, artist Mark Reigelman installed Stair Squares on the front steps of Brooklyn’s Borough Hall. Photo by Mark Reigelman via Web Urbanist

Guerrilla gardening. Pavement-to-parks. Open streets. These are all urban interventions of a sort – quick, often temporary, cheap projects that aim to make a small part of a city more lively or enjoyable

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The Deuchmann Square in Beer Sheba , Israel

Bus Stop Swing: Artist Bruno Taylor installed a swing at a bus stop for an industrial design class, taking a video of the various reactions received by bus riders and passersby. “71% of adults used to play on the streets when they were young. 21% of children do so now. Are we designing children and play out of the public realm?” “This project is a study into different ways of bringing play back into public space. It focuses on ways of incorporating incidental play in the public realm by…