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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...


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...


The Sterilization of Public Space

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...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...


IBI’s TODO Installation Examines the ‘Space Between’ at Yonge & St Clair

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...January 29, 2018 (Toronto, ON) – From January 15-21, IBI’s installation of ‘The Space Between‘ was on display in the lobby at 55 St. Clair West as part of...


Celebrating Creativity in Space

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...about flexibility, and giving users a chance to shape their space. We feel that’s a real important part of creativity. To be able to take ownership of your space, and...


A Greener Earth Day (+ Everyday)

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...inch of space, and often contain transformative custom furniture that can accommodate any number of events that one may hold in their home. For example, a recently completed micro-apartment complex...


Public Space & the Smart City

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Making the Most of Urban Space

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...exciting new generation of designs is continuing to develop, with new projects such as Toronto’s Under Gardiner and New York’s Lowline. The enhanced use of space is a positive step...

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