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Is Public Space Political Space?
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...What’s the role of protest in plaza design? How do you consider potential political uses when designing a public space? Whether explicitly stated in their entries or not, these...
The Green City or the Grey City?
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...“concrete jungles” or “urban wastelands”? Is it because people would rather live in grey environments than green? I don’t think that’s the case. If I held up two pieces of...
How Winter Holidays Activate Public Space
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...While it’s often cold and snowy, or grey and dreary, across the Northern Hemisphere during the holiday season, inclement weather doesn’t prevent a huge increase in public space activation...
Affordable Housing for Cars or for People?
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...Shoup’s seminal text on the subject, “The High Cost of Free Parking”, construction costs in a city like Seattle were $35,000 per space in an underground lot and $25,000 per...
IBI Triple Silver Winners at Green Apple Awards
https: / / www.ibigroup.com / 2016 / 08 / 19 / ibi-triple-silver-winners-at-the-green-apple-awards
...Three IBI Group projects have been presented silver awards at the International Green Apple Awards ceremony held at The Crystal Building, London. Launched by The Green Organization in 1994,...Tags: Green Apple Awards, IBI Group, sustainability
Exponential Efficiency: From Green Buildings to Green Cities
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...Green building awareness, construction and data collection efforts have led to impressive data-driven opportunities to reduce resource consumption in buildings. However the voluntary approach, focusing on (mainly new and...
A Greener Earth Day (+ Everyday)
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...80% of the world’s GDP. Home to more than half the world’s population (and growing), they are also the sites with the greatest promise in helping achieve a green future....
Urban Gardens Everywhere
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...exception. With 14.5m² per inhabitant, it has the lowest share of green space per capita of any major city in Europe. Legislation passed in July aims to change that, however...
The Sterilization of Public Space
https: / / www.ibigroup.com / ibi-ideas / 2181-2
...instead reinforced. Failed Architecture observed this filter bubble phenomenon in real life while exploring public space. Traditionally, public spaces were places where people from all walks of life could gather...
Making Better Use of Costa Rica’s Public Space
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...Public space – parks, plazas, streets and more – is the most precious public resource a city has. The quality of a city’s public space is also an important...