Articles tagged Public Space


The UK’s first giant basketball art court presses play on social connectivity

Brighton, United Kingdom – Using the power of colour and activity, Lois O’Hara helps to reactivate a Brighton neighbourhood.


Fact: The best public library in the world is in the Netherlands

Den Helder, Netherlands – School 7 in Den Helder was proclaimed Public Library of the Year 2018 at the IFLA congress. Why? Two words: Social sustainability.


This year, experience four seasons of sustainable design innovation

Milan – The ideals of the Salone del Mobile will be housed in a multi-season structure, revealing the potential for innovations that not only respect nature, but embrace it.


At Frame Lab, Alice Bleton re-engages busy city dwellers with their surroundings

Amsterdam – The Monade Capsule by Alice Bleton attaches to roofs and facades of buildings to offer a unique escape from bustling city life. Learn more about it at Frame Lab 2018!


At Frame Lab, The New Raw puts a positive twist on plastic waste in public spaces

Amsterdam – From algae-based objects to personalized on-demand flooring, discover new possibilities with 3D printing at Frame Lab on 21 - 22 February.


Does the art in Bloomberg’s HQ call post-Brexit London into question?

London – Foster + Partners’ new headquarters for Bloomberg is impressive – for its sustainability, its ‘gilled’ façade, and its diverse art installations.

Photo John Gollings

OMA makes a big statement with one of its smallest projects

MELBOURNE, Australia – OMA designs the MPavilion as well as its cultural programme as part of its ‘bridging’ strategy into the Australian architecture and design landscape.

People’s Pavilion by bureau SLA and Overtreders W. Photo Jeroen van der Wielen

Bureau SLA & Overtreders W build a pavilion with only borrowed materials

EINDHOVEN – Here, the entirety of the People’s Pavilion – a central piece at this year’s Dutch Design Week – is borrowed and will be returned to the owners, including …


Yinka Ilori’s Estate Playground installation evokes childlike joy to encourage inclusivity

London – Yinka Ilori draws on the nostalgia of his childhood to create an inclusive and vibrant installation in front of the CitizenM Hotel in Shoreditch.