In Argentina, pop-up recreational spaces transform closed streets

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Most city-dwellers are aware of the benefits of having a communal urban space to relax, unwind and socialize in. However, for many, such spaces simply don’t exist in their local vicinity. For those in Buenos Aires, innovations such as Designo Patagonia’s Plaza Movil will soon be providing a pop-up alternative. The Plaza Movil — designed by Manuel Rapoport — will make use of Buenos Aires’ streets during weekends and public holidays by converting them into communal recreational spaces. By closing off these streets to motorists and installing portable playground equipment and seating, the spaces will be fit for members of…

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