DESIGN

Urban Prototyping Festival

The Urban Prototyping (UP) Festival is a global movement exploring how rapidly-prototyped design, art and technology projects can improve cities. In...

Bubbleware

Modular, inflatable social furniture Bubbleware (originally called "Bubbleway" in Australia) is a modular, inflatable social furniture system...

Walklet

A modular mini-park in the parking lane Walklet is a modular system for extending the sidewalk into the parking lane, offering an opportunity to...

Año Nuevo Island Habitat Restoration

Designing habitat for a seabird in need We worked in collaboration with Oikonos Ecosystem Knowledge, a non-profit ecology and conservation...

Urban Play Amsterdam

Urban Play at the ExperimentaDesign Biennale, exploring the playful potential of urban Amsterdam In 2008, Rebar participated in the Urban Play...

Blades of Grass

Storming Paris with a mobile, bike-powered personal park infrastructure With local collaborators Dedale, Rebar storms Paris, France with 12' tall...

Commonspace

An experimental project to map, explore and evaluate San Francisco's privately owned public open spaces San Francisco’s privately-owned public...

PARK(ing) Day

An annual experiment in reclaiming metered parking spaces PARK(ing) Day is an annual daylong global event where citizens, artists and activists...

Parkcycle

A human-powered, open space distribution system The Parkcycle is a human-powered open space distribution system designed for agile movement within...

Venice Biennale

Double-billed at the world's most famous architecture exhibition, the 2008 Venice Biennale of Architecture Rebar was honored to present two separate...

Bushwaffle

PSSDs: Personal Space Softening Devices Bushwaffle are playful personal inflatables that transform the urban surface from hard to soft, impersonal...

PARK(ing)

Valuable urban real estate, reprogrammed One of the more critical issues facing outdoor urban human habitat is the dearth of space for humans to...