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POP UP PARK

Several  students and staff  from NADC  took  part in 'Make My Park Pop - a pop up park project in Penrith -( try saying that fast!)
Make My Park Pop  is a Penrith City Council initiative  modelled on the principles and strategies of  of  ''Tactical Urbanism''  - fast , unexpected  projects  aimed at  remodelling and  reclaiming public  spaces through innovation  and creativity.

This, the newest park in Penrith  involved  closing off a street and  reclaiming it as a public park. It comes  complete  with a painted or grassed street(depending on where you are), lots of seating, trees, play areas,  eating and entertainment areas .

Find out more  about the project here:
http://www.penrithcity.nsw.gov.au/MakeMyParkPop/

Some of our students assisted in the painting  of  the street

NADC staff members Ken Morgan and Jo Ernsten  amongst others from  the initial design  team

 please visit - Its your park afterall!
The park is located on the corner of Riley and High street in Penrith

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