New York, United States
Valerie Schweitzer Architects
Landscape Architecture, Architectural Products , Installation + Public art, Urban Design
New York City Department of Parks and Recreation Considers Installation of Bubble Shade for One of its Parks
Inspired by the playful soapy bubbles of a child’s toy wand, this architectural kit-of-parts creates domes of colorful fabric meant to uplift urban shade-seekers in overheated areas.
Clear-stained aluminum pods with wide openings and oculi at their roofs provide a sequence of refuges for a park, urban plaza or backyard. They are modules that may increase in number depending on the size of the site… (continued)