The Many Ingenious "Urban Hacktions" of Florian Rivière

Florian Rivière, Urban Maestro

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I love it when people re-imagine how urban space is used; it's a fantastic way to make cities more liveable, practical and fun, without needing major construction projects or the hassle of red tape.

When it comes to redefining public space and objects, Florian Rivière is a master. The self-described "urban hacktivist" transforms parking spots into hockey rinks, sidewalk barriers into tables, and uncomfortable benches into lounge chairs for the homeless.

Here are some of his best "hacktions."