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PARIS WITH KIDS: TILT KIDS FESTIVAL 2016

Tilt Kids Festival is a new festival of the arts in Paris that talks up to children, sparking their imaginations and encouraging their dreams.

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) have joined forces to present gems from France and around the world, together with commissioned work from New York artists. Philosophy and music, circus and magic, design, dance and gastronomy come together in a series of ambitious and playful events specially curated for kids, the audiences of today and tomorrow. Read more

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The Urban Spa

When you travel around the world with your kids, you always have to warn them not to fall inside the fountains…

In this case it would be not necessary.

The Mexican city of Chihuahua has built a public spa for local residents in a disused park fountain. Students from the Institute of Architecture and Design Chihuahua have designed and built it using scaffolding, wood and fabric.
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1.000.000 PLASTIC BALLS

When you have spent the whole summer weekend at 40ºC, a post like this is always welcomed. Even it’s a fake swimming pool. But you know, you can always cheat your subconscious.

The National Building Museum in Washington has joined nearly 1 million translucent plastic balls in a 10.000 square feet summer installation called “The Beach”. It is designed by Snarkitecture, a Brooklyn design studio consisting of founders Alex Mustonen and Daniel Arsham.

The monochromatic elevated room in the museum’s Great Hall offers kids and adults a gently sloping “shoreline” studded with white beach chairs and umbrellas. Read more

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