The parklet idea has been reclaiming parking spaces and turning them into people spaces for a few years now. Here’s a collection of 11 parklets that have been completed in recent years. See them all on contemporist.
This contemporary curved bench seat in the landscape is so smart. Can you imagine relaxing and kicking back in the afternoon sun. The form would also work well with exposed aggregate concrete. If done in this treatment it would then double as a skatepark