public space

Design Harness Solar Power From Almost Anywhere

This modular solar system can be embedded on any pavement with access to the sun

Syndicated Why Public Space In London Is Quietly Disappearing

Pseudo-public space—squares and parks that seem public but are actually owned by corporations—has quietly spread across cities worldwide

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel Designers Re-Imagine Los Angeles River As Colorful Oasis

Kayaking spots and a colorful playground were proposed to bring new life to the river

Retail Redesigned Times Square Concept Adds More Room For Pedestrians

Design form Snøhetta has been tasked with improving the site for both locals and tourists

Design World's Largest 3D-Printed Object Exhibited At Design Miami

The annual entrance pavilion design was printed using a biodegradable bamboo material

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel Crowdfunding Campaign Makes Private New Zealand Beach Public

Almost 40,000 people donated $1.7 million to buy the plot of land and keep it out of the hands of private owners

Work Transparent Cubes Scattered Around Cities Create Instant Collaborative Work Spaces

The 'WW' concept could transform public spaces into areas for creativity and productivity.

Innovation Top Submissions For The ‘Cotel’ Announced On Stage At PSFK Conference 2014

Though the contest winners have yet to be decided, Prodigy Network will present the top early submissions in designing the hotel of the future.

Work Public Square Uses Artistic Basins To Collect And Recycle Rainwater

Watersquare Benthemplein is a open air public space featuring a sports arena, theater, and also a way to recycle water.

Design How Parking Lot Design Can Revitalize Blighted Suburban Areas [Pics]

These four new designs take Long Island's parking lots to task.

Design Heat Plant Converted Into A Geometric Community Center [Pics]

Ambitious conversion houses art galleries, climbing wall and a rooftop terrace.

Advertising Public Plastic Chairs Look Like Giant Flowers [Pics]

Foldable chairs with movable petal-like seats provide useful seating and aesthetic design.

Design Artist Hacks City With Clip-On Swing Sets [Pics]

Thor ter Kulve turns ordinary structures into fun interactive objects.

Design Zaha Hadid To Design Flowing Metro Station In Saudi Arabia [Pics]

The King Abdullah Financial District stop will be covered in a three-dimensional lattice with sculpted curves.