Chris Michael and Elena Goodinson | The Guardian | Monday 28 April 2014 – From pedestrian bridges to city centre waterslides, sculpture parks to public pianos, here are some of the smartest and wackiest crowdfunded projects for urban improvement.
… and this is an artist’s impression of what they proposed: a multiuse space that would regenerate the rundown area around the flyover, as well as saving the cost of demolition. The money has been successfully raised through crowdfunding, and all eyes are on what happens next. Photograph: Friends of the Flyover
In Bristol, artist Luke Jerram proposed a giant temporary public waterslide for city centre. Called the Park and Slide, it has raised funds through the civic crowdfunding website Spacehive.