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Interventions

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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  • Art On The Loose

    National Gallery

    London is full of urban street art and installations, from Banksy’s graffiti prints to Gormley’s mysterious statues. However it is not just contemporary artists who use the city as their canvas, as the National Gallery showed when they set their permanent collection free on the streets of London.

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