How can public art become more engaging? One option is to turn it into a game that passers by can play rather than just look at, says Assistant Professor Michael Piper. The architect and urban designer partnered with New York City's Department of Transportation to design knock a block, an interactive activity that can be easily set up in the city's unused provisional plazas.
Building on research he conducted as part of his Master of Landscape Architecture thesis at the Daniels Faculty, Martin Hogue (MLA 2010) has published a new book titled Thirtyfour Campgrounds (MIT Press). The book offers “a photographic and typological survey of nearly 6,500 American campsites, mapping subtle differences within the apparently identical.”
By Jan Doroteo