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33. Garden in Transit," New York City by Portraits of Hope, the Taxi and Limousine Commission and the Design Trust for Public Space, 2007

"Garden in Transit" is the kind of work that brings enrichment to everyday routine. The project was collaboration between 23,000 children and adults across New York City who painted the flowers on weatherproof panels that were applied to the thousands of taxis in the autumn of 2007. When else is a better time to stop and savor the flora than when hailing your cab?

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