Posts in Seattle
Parking Day Recap

“Parking day was an opportunity to step out of the office and interact with the “real” world... And what’s better than breaking down walls, meeting your neighbors and opening up a dialogue about something that affects us all in one way or another?”

Laura, Project Designer at Caron Architecture

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Seattle PARK(ing) Day: A Conversation on Seattle's Homelessness

Every year on the third Friday of September, the city of Seattle participates in PARK(ing) Day, an annual global placemaking event in which community members lead the temporary transformation of parking spaces into people places. In Seattle, communities are encouraged to use streets as sites for public expression and creative experimentation, as well as for enjoyment and to promote health and wellness. In recent years, Seattle has seen an unprecedented rise in homelessness alongside a burgeoning affordable housing crisis. As stewards of the built environment - particularly housing - we at Caron wanted to use PARK(ing) Day as an opportunity to speak to these pressing issues in our city.

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