Taking Back the Streets: Caravan by Kevin Van Braak

braak caravan open photo

We do go on about how streets are for people, and love interventions like Rebar's Park(ing) that has become a global phenomenon. Designer Kevin Van Braak beat them by a couple of years with his 2004 instant park, carved out of a caravan, or camper trailer. He stripped an old trailer down to the metal, cut it up, hinged the pieces and and can simply tow it into place, park and unfold it. We need a fleet of these for Park(ing) day.

braak caravan assembly photo

collage of various components

braak open in factory photo

open in factory


::Kevin Braak via ::Notcot

More on Park(ing)

Plan for Park(ing) Day 2008
Park(ing) Day 2007
Park(ing) Day 2005
More about taking back the streets
Taking Back the Streets : Dumpster Diving in Style
Taking back the Streets: Its Called Roadwitching
Turning Parking Spaces into Parks

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