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:
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
POP UP PARK: read more