Architizer Blog » Goodbye Car, Hello Parklet! Playful protest against car based city planning. Architects and designers took part in creating mini recreational areas on car parking spaces around the city.
Open space is cities is often limited, making parks and places to relax and socialize precious. In light of this, Montreal has turned shipping containers into parklets equipped with planters, seating and local art. Recycling materials makes #LQC easy! #Placemaking #StreetsAsPlaces
A buffet of ideas for slowing traffic through neighborhoods, including my favorite: parklets. Also, intersections as art, and strategic tree planting to make drivers think they're speeding up. Many great ideas for city planners and neighborhood advocates.