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outdoor installation is extraordinary. Another temporary installation produced for a holiday, Frozen Trees by Like Architects in Lisbon. Set for the holiday season, the lighting expanding across the Rossi square illuminating the street giving a Christmas ambience. How would one say an architectural installation is successful? It is when the visitors enjoyed them and appreciate it as an addition of the urban space. People approached, peeked into and interact with the individual and collective pieces of this specific project. That being the case, it did not only became effective on spreading the holiday cheer but also became history. Dealing with a public piece, may it be either an architectural installation or just street art. One can’t help to go into the sublime. A surreal piece like the Eye by Tony Tasset is not a typical interactive project or

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International Design/Graphic Resource: The City Dweller and the Urban Habitat

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