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Located in a recently redeveloped area in the industrial town of Coslada, close to Madrid, the project is born of the arrangement between different uses and different height levels: underground parking, offices and commercial uses from the public groun...

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The public is often fascinated with disappearing acts when it comes to interiors. After all, space-saving or camouflaging elements really open up a room, vis...

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Stairway Cinema is the third major installation by OH.NO.SUMO. This project takes inspiration from the site and its inhabitants. The intersection of Symonds Street and Mount Street is a place of ‘hard waiting’. Bus stops and laundromats create a hard-scape of poor space for social interaction. Members of the public retreat individually into the media offered on their mobile phones.

Seattle’s best hidden hangouts

This <b>public, seventh-story, rooftop garden</b> is one of Seattle's best-kept secrets. It's free, open to the public, and an oasis high above downtown traffic and noise. Located in the Fourth & Madison building, it's part of Seattle's "privately owned public open spaces" program, in which developers create public places in exchange for development rights. At 925 4th Ave.

Unofficial and Awesome Street Furniture

Oliver Schau’s “Street Furniture” is another creative approach to urban seating. The project consists of a series of guerrilla public seating areas created by wrapping yellow drainage pipes around Hamburg’s existing urban infrastructure.

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This visualization shows the usage patterns for the public bike-share system in London. Blue represents mostly full stations during the day. Brown represents stations mostly full in the evening. It's easy to see the commuting patterns: Bikes are used to go downtown in the morning and to go back home during the evening.

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Undulating brick roof in Iran encourages public to walk on it

Article source:  Farshad Mehdizadeh Architects This project is located in Hamedan, one of Iranian historical cities. Hamedan has active urban space which is characterized by squares and an important north-south urban axis which connects them ...

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The 10 Most Beautiful Public Art Shows Hitting New York This Spring

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Australian library wins international Public Library of the Year Award 2014 | Architecture And Design

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Border and ornament designs From the public domain ebook, "The art of show card writing; a modern treatise covering all branches of the art ... with one hundred and fifty-three illustrations and thirty-two lettering plates, comprising all the standard ancient and modern styles (1922)." Download in epub, kindle or PDF format here:

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instructions for filling a border, from the public domain book, Writing & illuminating, & lettering by Edward Johnston.

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