Journal Article
Architecture and Dispersal

To close the issue, guest-editors Rafi Segal and Els Verbakel curated a discussion with Stan Allen, Margaret Crawford, Marcel Smets and Sarah Whiting, and put some provocative questions to them: What constitutes public space in the contemporary city? Can the public sphere still exist in the urban context? Should public space be fought for by architects and urban designers? Or, as Allen proposes, is it the landscape architects alone who have been quick to realise the potential of the empty spaces in our cities as a ripe terrain for change?

Title
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsSegal R, Verbakel E, Allen S, Smets M, Whiting S, Crawford M
JournalArchitectural Design
Volume78
Issue1
Pagination102–107
Date Published01/2008
Abstract

To close the issue, guest-editors Rafi Segal and Els Verbakel curated a discussion with Stan Allen, Margaret Crawford, Marcel Smets and Sarah Whiting, and put some provocative questions to them: What constitutes public space in the contemporary city? Can the public sphere still exist in the urban context? Should public space be fought for by architects and urban designers? Or, as Allen proposes, is it the landscape architects alone who have been quick to realise the potential of the empty spaces in our cities as a ripe terrain for change?

URLhttp://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ad.619/full
DOI10.1002/ad.619