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99. Jazz Landscapes

Lafayette Square Park is a project by Hood Design Studio - a tripartite practice, working across art + fabrication, design + landscape, and research + urbanism. Lafayette Square Park's design process included: Preservation - Providing physical traces of early park origins; Social Programming – Provisions for diverse human needs including a children’s play area flower garden, restroom facilities, picnic areas, card tables, sitting spaces, and a central water feature and Recreation – Creation of spaces for horseshoes, an amphitheater and stage area, barbecue and picnic areas, children’s play and strolling.

Designer: Walter Hood
Year: 1999
Location: Oakland, CA
Image credit: Hood Design Studios

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