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Norway's Snohetta Designs a Car-Free Times Square

By: Tiana Reid - Published: Jul 29, 2010   Updated: Aug 8 2011 • References: snoarc.no and archdaily
Norway's design company Snøhetta has been selected to design a car-free Times Square for the Times Square Redevelopment Project. We all know that New York City's infamous city square is filled with over-stimulation. In Snøhetta's designs, the ads don't disappear, but the cars do.

The Times Square makeover involves adding more furniture, and Molly Dilworth's pour painting to create an area that is more enjoyable for all of New York City's citizens and tourists.

Implications - The goal of Norway's Snohetta Designs is to improve the environment, the atmosphere, and the quality of one of the world's most famous tourist attractions. If that isn't noble, I don't know what is.