Apr 18, 2017

Sherbourne Common in The Wall Street Journal

PFS Studio (formerly Phillips Farevaag Smallenberg) in this weeks Wall Street Journal: “A New Look for Urban Utility Structures.”

“…a new generation of projects are being designed to weave infrastructure into cities’ social fabric, offering amenities and standing as works of public art.

More than half of the world’s population lives in urban areas, and by 2050 almost two-thirds of people will be city dwellers, according to the Work Health Organization. As cities become more densely populated and land becomes scarcer, it’s harder to hide eyesores.

So, there’s more impetus to get creative with utilitarian facilities and integrate them with public spaces and neighbourhoods.” Barbara Sadick

Photo by Waterfront Toronto

To read the full article click here