PARK(ing) Day is an annual worldwide event where artists, designers and citizens transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks. Landscape architecture students at Penn State participate annually as a either studio exercise or through their student organization, LASS.
Park(ing) Day 2012
Rather than create a space for occupation, this design aimed to heighten public awareness of plastic consumption and waste. Click here for published article.
Park(ing) Day 2011
This design concept evolved from a desire to create comfortable, welcoming public space by re-using shipping palettes.