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Sensation Paths - Creative Sidewalks and Walkways

What do you think about creative and innovative walkways and sidewalks than just plain concrete?

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Well, so most who are curious, what is a sensation path? It's technically like a walkway dedicated to barefooting, which is something that can be innovated for better health with its 50+ health benefits: https://prezi.com/kvujujmnxnr1/50-great-reasons-to-kick-off-your-shoes/

It can bring up some assumptions, but it is actually a healthy innovation once you get a better understanding of barefooting like in the Prezi link I left above for you to check if you haven't done so already. I even found out that they are common to be found in some European countries since they even have some public barefooting parks to people to explore and innovate with nature: www.barfusspark.info/en/park.htm

So, whether as a new attraction at a science museum (what I personally would like to see) or an addition (or replacement) at parks as the new sidewalk pathways, or even as something anyone can create in their backyard or as their new walkway to the front of their house, wouldn't it just be more innovative or at least creative to have something more than just regular slaps of concrete everywhere?

Besides, for those who love going/being barefoot, some of the floorings you can choose for the path, like synthetic grass or wood or even hay, are technically not going to really become hotter when in hot weather unlike cemented concrete in the summer time.

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Mustapha Sanogo  - Here is my original proposal on sensation paths (before the elaborated) that has more explanation on why I would like to see them created and flourished in terms of creativity and making things more colorful.

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