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Hello Wood's POP-UP Park Adds a Splash of Color to an Underused Square in Budapest

Hello Wood has revived its highly-successful POP-UP Park, bringing a touch of vibrancy to an underused square in downtown Budapest. Having built the structures in the summer of 2017, the park has returned one year later to provide ?a democratic space for all social groups embedded within the everyday movement of the city.?

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Hello Wood has revived its highly-successful POP-UP Park, bringing a touch of vibrancy to an underused square in downtown Budapest. Having built the structures in the summer of 2017, the park has returned one year later to provide ?a democratic space for all social groups embedded within the everyday movement of the city.?Open 24 hours per day, the park acts as a free-to-use space for people from all walks of life. Supported by the Municipality of Budapest, the scheme is situated in a frequented though empty spot beside the Budapest City Hall.
The park consists of a series of curved, wooden structures providing ample space to sit or lie in the summer sun. The vibrant palette combines with palm plants and olive trees to add a splash of color to an otherwise dull, cobblestone square.

© Petra Gaspar

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