Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

From the Walklet in SF to Transparent Churches in the Netherlands, Allison Arieff argues that "temporary space remains a sharp tool in the urban revitalization kit." Sheer creativity notwithstanding, what makes these spaces so successful?
September 16, 2011, 12pm PDT | Jeff Jamawat
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Arieff explains, "Vacant lots, abandoned buildings, parking spaces, and even slivers of pavement, have been transformed by prudent partnerships between governments, artists, architects, and designers, and volunteers motivated to improve their own communities. The best of these efforts are designed to enhance daily life not promote product or lifestyle."

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Published on Friday, September 16, 2011 in The Atlantic
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