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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](http://www.hooddesignstudio.com/about/)
Year: 1999
Location: Oakland, CA
Image credit: [Hood Design Studios](
http://www.hooddesignstudio.com/)

Presented at [IdeasCity Detroit](http://www.ideas-city.org/ideascity-detroit/public-conference/about/)
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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](http://www.hooddesignstudio.com/about/) Year: 1999 Location: Oakland, CA Image credit: [Hood Design Studios]( http://www.hooddesignstudio.com/) Presented at [IdeasCity Detroit](http://www.ideas-city.org/ideascity-detroit/public-conference/about/)
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