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Softwalks makes seats, tables, lighting, and planters that attach to sidewalk scaffolding, beautifying the area and creating a place for people to stop and hang out without clogging foot traffic. Their temporary spaces have only been up for a day at a time, but their Kickstarter campaign aims to fund a more prolonged set up in various locations around the city.

In other news, check out a bus-turned-mobile home for sale, and these roof tiles give birds a place to nest, too. See the headlines after the jump.

Kickstarting: A Bid To Turn NYC's Sidewalk Scaffolds Into Social Spaces | Co.Design
Roof Tile That Doubles As Birdhouse, Like Killing Two Birds With One Stone? | Architizer
Tiny Homes: School Bus Houses Bring Living Small To A Whole New Level | Huff Post Home

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