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Shelter in stainless steel at the Spacemakers' public space, Hartcliffe, Bristol. Co-designed by landscape architect Loci Design and sculptor Calum Stirling, fabricated by Calum Stirling, 2004. Photo: Loci Design.

Spacemakers, Hartcliffe, Bristol

Spacemakers was a two-year project in which young people, aged between thirteen and fifteen, designed a public space within their own community in the Hartcliffe and Withywood area of Bristol.

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Burnley Elevate Artist Injection


Norden Farm Centre for Arts


The High Line More case studies


Architen Landrell, ‘Kites’ - interior courtyard, Princess Royal University Hospital, Kent, 2003 - King’s Fund: Enhancing the Healing Environment programme

Patient Environments and the Arts

The Patient Environments and the Arts conference was held at the Royal College of Physicians, Regents Park, London on 22 January 2007.

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The Art of Illumination: What role do artists play in lighting our public realm?


Art at the Met Office

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Landcom Public Art Guidelines, New South Wales, Australia More resources

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