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Interventions

Colorful Crosswalks Make You Dizzy And Stagger

Painted crosswalks by Carlos Cruz-Diez

Keep your head down low or you might miss it all! Spread across the world pedestrian crossings are turning into bright and colorful works of art coming straight from the hands of renown artist Carlos Cruz-Diez (born 1923 in Caracas). Already in the 1970s, the Venezuelan artist discovered the streets as a medium for art and has, thus, implemented several interventions in urban spaces before anybody even knew what it meant.

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  • Urban Normality Restored!

    Miniature row house by Natwerk

    On the Westerstraat in Amsterdam the house numbers between 54 and 70 are missing. Big fuzz for Google Maps? Yeah. Big fuzz for the postman? Yes, indeed. But not any more! Advertising agency Natwerk decided to restore normality and build the seven missing row houses. In the gap. Between the buildings…

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    Collapsible Urban Shelters

    Collapsible urban shelters

    Brooklyn-based artist and architect Chat Travieso has designed a series of collapsible shelters for urban camping purposes. Made of steel, wood, aluminum, masonite, plastic, foam, canvas, and found cart, Travieso’s good-looking one-person structures are foldable and allow for easy set-up anywhere in the urban jungle.

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