CICLIC!

Ciclic is an instant action carried out in the framework of the worldwide Park(ing) Day initiative that was conceived in 2005 to claim for another model of city, more inclusive, car free, … Our proposal, in collaboration with a Primary School of Barcelona, is to create an unexpected natural micro ecosystem in the urban fabric. A swimming pool full of dry leaves available for the free play of kids and neighbours.

TOOLS

Temporary set up; street game; focus group; evaluation techniques.

OUTCOMES

  • An opportunity of free play in the street.
  • Strong communicative impact with a clear political message of public space vindication.
  • A collaborative approach to urban planning.
  • An experience of empowerment for children.

AT A GLANCE

YEAR: 2014
PLACE: Via Augusta, Barcelona
PEOPLE INVOLVED: Co-authors: Arquect, Living Devices Lab, Umbracle Ajuntament de Barcelona; Ross Pérez (video)
SPECIAL GUESTS: Escola Nostra Senyora de Lourdes

DURATION: 1 DAY
SCALE: Street
IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL: 4/4

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