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Blaine Merker and Liz Ogbu represented their joint team as one of three finalists selected from a pool of more than 50 nominated designers and artists for PXSTL, a temporary project commissioned by St. Louis’s Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts …


Rebar is thrilled to announce Adaptive Metropolis: User-Generated Urbanism. This three-day symposium will take place September 27-29 at UC Berkeley in celebration of the Centennial of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning (see how else the LAEP is …


Doors open at 5 PM. Matthew Passmore’s Lecture begins at 6 PM


[check out our previous post on the project] You are invited to the opening celebration of two “parklet” public access spaces on the Embarcadero, commissioned by the Port of San Francisco and San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission during …


Join Matthew Passmore of Rebar for a tactile and conversational exploration of urban prototyping.


In preparation for the summer of America’s Cup races and final September matches, Rebar and San Francisco’s Exploratorium created two Pop-Up Plazas and public space laboratories called Experiments in People-Watching, which instruments and enlivens the most popular of urban activities—observing others. …


Rebar just completed our second ArtPlace event along the 14th Street NW Corridor with the DC Office of Planning and the 14th Street Uptown Business Association.  We set up a temporary workshop on 14th Street and Crittenden for the week and …


The StoreFrontLab, an exploration of storefronts as places of community, creativity and local industry, has recently announced a year-long series of curated installation at the ….location. . Works by Rebar family and friends Heather Smith, Kelly Gregory and Kristin Saunders will be featured in the exhibitions space.


In April, Rebar teamed up with the Washington DC Office of Planning, the 14th Street Uptown Business Association, and curator Justine Topfer to participate in a citywide public art project, 5×5. Together we put on a series of events and …


Check out the construction of Rebar’s upcoming installation at  Søndre Havn (South Harbor) in the historic seaport city of Køge, southwest of Copenhagen, Denmark.  As part of the Urban Play exhibition, Rebar is exploring Køge’s history with a constructed landscape of …


Rebar’s Blaine Merker is a featured speaker at the Contemporary Jewish Museum’s next gallery talk, Green City “Mix Tape”, on April 5th at 6:30pm. (Rebar’s “Nomadic Grove” is part of the Do Not Destroy exhibition, and can be seen in …


Rebar was delighted to provide some of our Bubbleware at the 2011 Treasure Island Music Festival, one of San Francisco’s premier music festivals. Bubbleware is a modular social furniture system that uses an inflatable interior structure covered by a sewn ripstop …