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Softwalks has been generating a lot of buzz over the past few months. Below is a sampling of some of the amazing press we've received from industry experts and national press. Watch this space for our most up-to-date mentions and press clippings. Or better yet, sign up for our mailing list and follow us on Twitter.
A green initiative called Softwalks has come up with a way to use existing scaffolding as support stations for fun and lively modular public spaces using their awesome little DIY kits that contain easy-to-build pieces such as a chair, a counter, and a green trellis. The components latch onto the metal beams to create simple impromptu hang-outs and rest stops for busy city dwellers, making the possibilities for sidewalk beautification endless.
Read more: DIY Softwalks Kits Let You Turn Ugly Scaffolding into Fun Pop-Up Parks! | Inhabitat New York City
While skyscrapers and condos may hog the design spotlight in New York City, an awesome project called Softwalks is turning a design eye towards another common city sight, scaffolding. Softwalks has created a DIY kit that allows people to activate pesky sidewalk scaffolding into mini seating and meeting areas. The modular pieces latch on with ease and quickly turn an unsightly metal-beam fence into a pop-up public square.