Megan Rilkoff


Best of 2012: Reappropriating City Spaces

Instead of leaving unused objects for the scrap yard, many city dwellers are realizing the opportunity to think creatively about underutilized spaces.

Not everyone is a natural handyman or MacGyver—seeing dozens of uses in a paper clip or knowing how to masterfully use duct tape. Nevertheless, a Dutch design firm believes that all of us can work to find new uses for broken and unused items, rejecting our knee-jerk reaction to dispose of anything that can be replaced.

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