Good Life: Parking in a pop-up space

Imagine a world with fewer cars and more trees; or cities with more patches of grass and more open spaces for sitting, playing, protesting, learning or simply being in.

14th September, 2013
You'll find parklets, as they're called, appearing like urban oases amid the traffic-clogged streets.

Imagine a world with fewer cars and more trees; or cities with more patches of grass and more open spaces (even small ones) for sitting, playing, protesting, learning or simply being in. Imagine finding a miniature park where a car once parked. That's the impetus behind Park(ing) Day, which will be celebrated in Ireland for the third year this Friday.

What began in San Francisco in 2005 by design studio Rebar - which occupied...

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