White Space Cambridge | Cambridge, USA | Nina Chase, Emily Milliman, David Buckley Borden

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The winter of 2014-2015 was the snowiest winter on record for Boston, Massachusetts. In the spirit of small-scale tactical urbanism, and in an attempt to have some much needed fun with the snow, three landscape architects bought 60+ brightly colored inner tubes and threw them in front of City Hall in Cambridge, MA.

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Collectively, designers and residents took back their green space from Old Man Winter. Adults and kids alike enjoyed the tubes for sledding, sitting, and making art. The tubes became a playful reminder that public space is a place for community, play and creative expression, regardless of snow, sleet and ice.

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Contributors (Landscape Architects) | Nina Chase (Sasaki), Emily Milliman, David Buckley Borden

Location | Cambridge City Hall Lawn, Cambridge, MA
Design Year | 2015
Area | 11,500 sq ft
Budget | $500
Image Credits | Michael Peguero of Baselog; Matthew Reese;