When I arrived to make residency in the artist-run space Samenschool, the neighbours from the street where is located, Borsbeekstraat, were busy discussing a problem with the cars on the street. The discomfort express by the neighbours was about having too many cars transiting the street and going to fast, making the public space that they share less enjoyable and safe. By that time they had already taken different initiatives like measuring the pollution of air in the street, making a poster campaign for respecting a speed limit of 30 km/h and asking to the town hall to cut the streets for the cars for a neighbourhood party.
To contribute to these ideas I develop a series of rolling crossroads that can be used to create temporary bridges and as well soft barriers for the cars, that had to reduce the speed.
The carpets were tested with the neighbours of Borsbekstraat and Gijselsstraat and in other streets of Antwerp.
Drawings of other ideas for temporary barrier activities, that were not developed.