Tag / landscape
Reimagining Our Streets
What are the words that come to your mind when you think of ‘metropolitan area’? Densely-populated, traffic congestion, crowd, noise, agglomeration… these words often involve negative connotations. Imagine then: What would a metropolitan city with a stretch of car-free road look like?
Finding Opportunities in Undesirable Space
Cities are full of activities, interaction, and gatherings. As discussed previously in one of our blogs ‘All public spaces are not created equal’, the psychology of social gathering and sitting is associated with fundamental architectural and design criteria — light, materials, openness and access. And the absence of these often makes space look undesirable (hint:…