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a group of early morning yogis and yoginis enjoying the momentary break in the fog.  last week, i had the pleasure of attending and co-creating a bunch of fun events for the NOWSF festival – check out more on the festival here and here – a DIY neighborhood public space

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alcatraz, ai wei wei

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Market Street Prototyping Festival – April 9-11, 2014. Above, a “Tag Tunnel”, popup piano performance, and street chalk emulating ancient waterways, all on San Francisco’s Market Street.  Read an overview and see my entire photo set, here! 

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#mspf wooden handholds climb market street #urbanprototyping jonathan climbs classy #suittocliff

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One corner of an enormous parking lot in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood has been temporarily transformed into a lively pop-up “village”, featuring food trucks, seating, planters, retail, and a beer garden all based on repurposed shipping containers. The colorful concept, dubbed “The Yard”, features Gehl Architects’ methodology of activating public spaces and

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new companion planting with heart fern in a vintage milk glass vase found at thrifttown

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sf really is a seaside town! #morebalconiesplease #surfsupsomewhere #alamosquare

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sf parklet update! ritual coffee, on valencai street in san francisco’s mission district, features a fun new parklet. the tiny public space (created from two former parking spaces) is now home to a “shipwreck” complete with ships beams, sand dune plantings and a tiny anchor! patrons of nearby ritual coffee

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make a sweater pillow! got cabin fever? freezing to death? (if you live anywhere but california, that is…sorry!) try out this fun DIY tutorial i created to make two different couch pillows out of recycled sweaters from a thift shop. one version has a button closure and utilizes the existing

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ello everyone. This week’s streetwalk is off-road. Thus, less architecture and urbanism talk, and a bit more marine biology. Join me on the west side of San Francisco, where the Pacific Ocean crashes into the land. I hopped on my bike and rode from my apartment, through the Panhandle, on

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