Postcards from future cities.
Observations from today. Speculations on tomorrow.
Public spaces that are flexible, performative and participatory.
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
A Place (Not) In The Sun
A sunny sunday in Sao Paulo's Parque do Ibirapuera is maybe the best crowd-watching experience in the whole world. These two images reveal Paulista's carving out their own comfortable environment in the shaded portions of a huge expanse of the park. I didn't see a single person hanging out in the sun. It's a very simple way that individuals can make a public space their own, in their own way.