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5 inspiring stories of public space

What are some of our favourite and most inspiring public space projects and stories from around the world? Here are 5 of them!


A sun for Trafalgar Square

January 23rd. One of the most depressing days of the year. Its a Monday. Christmas is long gone, but the bills are coming in. Another week until pay day. And there is little daylight.
To change things for the better, greyworld created a special Sun, which spread its dawn light throughout Trafalgar Square for one day […]

#TheFringe: A crushing idea for Harrington Square.

When we asked the Future Cape Town team to come up with ideas for the improvement of Harrington Square, we didn’t quite expect this. In hindsight, a car crushing and melting machine makes complete sense and would get rid of the cars. Quite important when aiming to create a public space. The melting of cars […]

Cape Town Station Square comes alive again on World Tourism Day

In a previous blog post, we highlighted the new role of Cape Town Station Square, after the major upgrade which took place before the 2010 FIFA World Cup. More recently it became the focal point of celebrations on World Tourism Day, the culmination of World Tourism month.

A once cluttered space, combining trees, grass, traders & […]