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http://theaccessiblecity.com/category/public-space-projects/ 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…