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Scaffolding

January 13, 2020, 10am PST
A common part of the urban landscape, scaffolds are mostly ignored or detested. But these in-between spaces can also take on a life of their own.
The New York Times
October 13, 2018, 7am PDT
Scaffolding and sidewalk sheds being a fixture of life in NYC, the city has decided to let artists do their thing with all that blank canvas.
ArtNet News
December 12, 2017, 8am PST
Last year more than 9,000 sidewalk sheds dotted New York streets, protecting public safety and inspiring universal frustration.
Yahoo Finance
October 11, 2016, 9am PDT
Concerned about the economic impacts of a four-year construction projects on the streets of Montreal, the city has solicited ideas for ways to keep people shopping.
CTV News Montreal
February 8, 2016, 5am PST
A 1980 law protecting pedestrians from falling debris has spawned a labyrinth of sidewalk sheds: the covered walkways that often support scaffolding. Many of these "temporary" structures linger for years.
Crain's New York Business
August 27, 2012, 10am PDT
Jordan Kushins spotlights an innovative kit of parts that can be attached to sidewalk scaffolding to create pop-up public spaces.
Fast Company Co.Design