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Pink seesaws that straddled US-Mexico border named Design of the Year 2020

1 month ago   |   By Dezeen

An installation by architecture studio Rael San Fratello , which connected children in the US and Mexico via a trio of seesaws slotted into the countries' border wall, has been crowned the Design of the Year .
Dubbed the Teeter-Totter Wall , the project was in place for only around 40 minutes in July of 2019 and hoped to foster a sense of unity at the divisive border, which was highly politicised under the Trump administration.
Today, the seesaws devised by architects Virginia San Fratello and Ronald Rael were named both the transport category winner as well as the overall winner of the...
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Pink seesaws that turned part of US-Mexico border into playground wins Design of the Year prize

Pink seesaws that turned part of US-Mexico border into playground wins Design of the Year prize

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

Three pink seesaws that turned the border wall between Mexico and the US into a temporary playground have won the Design of the Year competition.
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