From Parklets to Pop-Ups

Singaporeans love their street food, or "hawker fare." This ingenious design from SPARK, an international design studio, presents a way to capitalize on that food culture to revitalize the city's neglected waterfront. Singapore saw a massive surge of development over the last couple of decades, and the resulting construction turned away from the city's shoreline. The "Solar Orchid" from SPARK is a restaurant built into a floating pod that is essentially the water-based equivalent of a food truck.

From Parklets to Pop-Ups

Rebar is a unique urban design firm that basically invented the parklet. One of their latest constructions is the "Parkcycle Swarm", a series of bicycles mounted into grass platforms. Bike with friends to where you want to enjoy a park-like atmosphere, fold down the handlebars and voila! A park platform.