VIDEO: See how popups can help prove the revitalizing power of urban public spaces

Pop-ups have become popular in many cities, often the brainchild of local residents in an effort to improve their neighborhoods or turn derelict spaces into community hubs.

They include cycling activists who paint bike lanes without government approval to push for safer streets, retailers who launch temporary shops in repurposed shipping containers to revitalize flagging high streets or food trucks gathered in empty parking lots.

Here’s we see a successful application of public space popups in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Watch 2-minute video from the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

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