The Week in Pictures: Potholes Fixed with Yarn, Stolen Bike Returned, and More

Emma Grady

Emma Grady
Living / Culture
May 13, 2011

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It may not be a real solution to Paris' potholes, but Juliana Santacruz Herrera has certainly come up with an attention-grabbing way to draw attention to the problem: Filling cracks and holes in the street with colorful yarn.

We also have a stolen bike returned thanks to the internet, stunning wood designs from Spain, an aesthetic case against disposables, beautiful floating buildings, and more, in our roundup of the best photos on TreeHugger this week.

Fixing Potholes with Yarn

Like other "yarn bombers" (there's even a documentary in the works about them) in urban areas around the world, Herrera's pieces add a touch of whimsy and warmth to what can be cold concrete environments.

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Photo: Juliana Santacruz Herrera