09 September 2009

It's No Picnic-in-the-Park...But a Picnic-in-the-Parking Space for Design Students

Six years ago, students at the University of Cincinnati executed temporary installations in parking spaces that are similar in scope and intent to Cincinnati Park[ing] Day, which is scheduled for Friday, September 18.

"Architecture and planning students turned picnicking pranksters for a day – picnicking in a metered parking space on a busy downtown street, on a six-lane roadway median and on the courthouse steps. They and other students found creative ways to test and stretch the social boundaries of public spaces to find ways to improve Cincinnati’s public events." Read more here.

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