Golden Gate Park's natural and social landscapes invite visitors to connect and explore.
Explore new social science exhibits at San Francisco's Civic Center.
This mobile learning center travels to San Mateo County libraries.
At SF’s UN Plaza, people come together to explore sound, changing the tenor of this public space.
Ciencia Pública: Agua
This parklet exploring the science of water lives outside a school in SF’s Mission neighborhood.
We helped local residents envision a safe, green, well-used park—and then build it.
National Aquarium, Baltimore
SPS worked with the aquarium in Baltimore to plan exhibits along their waterfront site.
The city of San Francisco chose the Exploratorium to develop this site as a model for how to revitalize an urban space.
Ciencia Pública: Skateboarding
Visitors to the Exploratorium's new home on the piers enjoy exhibits that illuminate and capture outdoor phenomena: light, wind, tides, and more.
Jewel Changi Airport's Canopy Park
The Studio for Public Spaces partnered with PWP Landscape Architecture to support the design of attractions at Jewel Changi Airport’s Canopy Park.
A San Leandro plaza has new seating and interactive chimes.
People-watching / Pier 9
For this experiment in social space-making, we paired playful, moveable seating with hints on people-watching and how to observe the interesting human interactions that occur.
At this site, our first major outdoors installation, the exhibits encourage visitors to become expert noticers of the natural and built world.
(Exhibits deinstalled July 2015)
Fronting the LIGO Science Center, this wall of magnetically-coupled rods is driven by the wind. It self-organizes into large, rippling wave forms.
Emeryville Public Market
Exhibits on wind, sand, history, and sustainability turn a trip to a local shopping center into a rich exploration of place.
Working with CMG Architecture, SPS helped develop conceptual designs and programming for 10 acres of new parkland in San Francisco's Presidio.
Golden Gate Bridge
At the Golden Gate Bridge, interactive exhibits let visitors explore its dynamic nature.