The Granary District

Creating walkable, urban, human-centered neighborhoods in the Granary District.

October 2013 Blog Posts (2)

Turn On The Lights

Neighborhoods all over Athens, Greece have turned into dead urban spaces. A non-profit organization known as Beforelight, successfully made an impact by transforming Pittaki Street in the Pittaki neighborhood. 

Beforelight gathered old lamps from the area and held an open workshop for locals to repair and…


Added by Lexi Paparo on October 9, 2013 at 11:21am — No Comments

Street Installations

Claude Cormier + Associates, a Landscape Architecture + Urban Design firm, designed this street installation in Montreal Canada. The idea was to transform a street primarily used for cars into a pedestrian only passage. 

Temporary Overlay Markers (the same markers used to define temporary lanes on highways) are arranged in a regular grid to mimic a carpet of…


Added by Lexi Paparo on October 1, 2013 at 2:24pm — No Comments

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