This modular design developed by the students of the Department of Architecture Sciences at Ryerson University proposes a public space to sit and relax that works as an extension of the walkway, appropriating and giving a new meaning to the parking spaces in the streets of Toronto. The project, with a natural wave form, is built by a series of Accoya wood modules, which allow easy storage, reuse, and reconfiguration. From the architects. As Toronto continues to transform, so too has its streets. Increased demand for pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods has sparked the creativity of city planners and designers alike to think outside the box. As a result, spaces that have traditionally been allotted for automobile parking can now take on a whole new meaning. Ultimately, this has led to the concept of a Parklet: a public amenity that incorporates seating to act as an extension of the walkway.
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