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+ POOL Hits Goal, Becomes Largest Civic Project Ever Kickstarted

+ POOL Hits Goal, Becomes Largest Civic Project Ever Kickstarted

+ POOL, the project (initiated by a duo of young architects) to float a public swimming pool in New York's Hudson River, has reached its latest kickstarter goal - making it the largest civic project to ever be crowdfunded online. As Architizer's Karen Wong reports, it's a remarkable gamechanger for architects (a profession where success often comes well into one's golden years) as well as public space in general: "It's a resounding demonstration of the public’s belief in young architects to rethink public space and manifest the untapped capital of waterways to benefit the common good." Read the full article here.

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Cite: Vanessa Quirk. "+ POOL Hits Goal, Becomes Largest Civic Project Ever Kickstarted" 17 Jul 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/403539/pool-hits-goal-becomes-largest-civic-project-ever-kickstarted/> ISSN 0719-8884
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