11 May '11, 12am

How to give life to unused streets on holidays and weekends? Movable Squares! Interesting idea from Buenos Aires

How to give life to unused streets on holidays and weekends? Movable Squares! Interesting idea from Buenos Aires

Movable Squares To Give Life To Idle Streets During Holidays And Weekends In Buenos Aires Images: Designo Patagonia. Plaza Movil (Movable Square) is a transportable public space to give neighbors new places to meet and play, occupying streets in days in which transit slows down in Buenos Aires. Designed by Designo Patagonia as an entry to the Livable Cities award, it seeks to improve the lives of people who don't live next to good public spaces or who don't have the means to get to them. View the entire comment thread.

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