REBAR: Transforming Parking Space in San Francisco

in Design Labs, Juneau

REBAR, the Juneau Design Lab artists, took on the challenge of public space in San Francisco. One of their solutions was the creation and installation of “parklets” – platforms that transformed parking spaces into a place for pedestrians to meet and hang out. On particular project addressed the crowding concern in front of a sequence of cafes and restaurants, where customers often crowd the narrow sidewalk and occasionally spill into the street.

REBAR’s Blaine Merker described the aesthetic in a story on SF StreetsBlog:

“The idea was to have a magic carpet of bamboo. It creates a sense of prospect and refuge for people who want to inhabit the street.”

5 Responses

  1. katie

    yeah nice

  2. wGfE

    112700 521448Hello, Neat post. There is actually a dilemma along with your internet site in internet explorer, could test this

  3. they moved

    455858 686126educator, Sue. Although Sue had a list of discharge instructions in her hand, she paused and 547828

  4. Alicia Ryherd

    538157 32497Simply wanna remark that you have a very nice web site , I enjoy the layout it actually stands out. 324670

  5. Margo

    Hello admin, your blog is fantastic i know very useful tool for
    every webmaster (for content creation and SEO). Simply search in google
    for:
    Stoonkel’s Rewriter

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>