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Joop de Boer

Wicked Vehicles For Exclusive Railroad Surfing

Radeau de Sauvetage

Before every self-respecting city copies New York City’s High Line as a strategy to revitalize their abandoned railway tracks, it’s worth the effort to take a look at this project by HeHe. The French urban design studio presents a fresh take on rediscovering derelict railroads by designing unconventional vehicles dedicated to open up the city’s railways in a rather funny way.

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  • Traffic Light Man Dances For Safety

    Dancing traffic light man

    Urban interventions aren’t the sole domain of urban interventionists any more — big brands have started to hack the urban landscape. Car brand Smart, for instance, that wants to entertain pedestrians in Lisbon with a tweaked traffic light that starts dancing every time right before it changes to green.

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  • Fish And Chips From A Rooftop Farm

    Fish & Chips

    We have seen plenty rooftop farming initiatives over the past years here on Pop-Up City, but this one takes the ideas about farming and repurposing rooftops to a new level. Something & Son have initiated a peculiar sustainable farming project on the roof of a building in Folkestone, UK. The designers grow fish and other crops behind the facade of a characteristic fish and chips restaurant.

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