22 Nov '11, 1pm

Missing Street Tiles Covered With Colorful Handmade Replacements in Argentina

Missing Street Tiles Covered With Colorful Handmade Replacements in Argentina

Following a tradition started by artists such as Space Invaders and Juliana Santacruz Herrera , a group of artists from the city of Rosario in Argentina sought to improve the public space experience of their neighborhood by fixing missing street tiles with handmade calcareous replacements designed and handcrafted by them. © Proyecto Anda Sidewalks in Argentina are usually not made of concrete, but covered with different kinds of tiles chosen by neighbors. When one of them breaks, the tiles around begin to deteriorate as well and are sometimes removed creating holes in the street. Anda Project by the organization Compartiendo Capital wanted to create a “refreshing intervention of public space through a simple strategy,” while also investigating the tradition of artisan calcareous tiles production. Once very popular and extensively produced, these tiles lost ground when indu...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/urban-design/missing-street-til...

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Dust Storm off Argentina [image] #NASA

Dust Storm off Argentina [image] #NASA

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Dust blew off the coast of Argentina in late November 2011. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on N...