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Vol 4 No 2 (2019): SPECIAL ISSUE: Public Space in the Entrepreneurial City
Cover image: Courtyard of a public housing tower in Hong Kong. Picture by Kevin Mak.
Cover image: Courtyard of a public housing tower in Hong Kong. Picture by Kevin Mak.

Editors: Maurice Harteveld and Hendrik Tieben
Managing Editor: Luisa Bravo
in collaboration with The Chinese University of Hong Kong, School of ArchitectureDelft University of Technology, Department of Urbanism / IFoU - International Forum on Urbanism

Published: 2019-09-30
  • Public Space in the Entrepreneurial City
    Maurice Harteveld, Hendrik Tieben
  • The Transformation of Open Urban Space and Increasing Building Density in Hong Kong since the 1970s
    Wei Shi, Beisi Jia, H. Koon Wee
  • Public Space, Tourism and Mobility
    João Rafael Santos
  • Spaces of Mega Sporting Events versus Public Spaces
    Simona Azzali
  • Live-work Tactics in the Suburban House and their Effects on Public Spaces in the Peripheral Neighbourhoods of Rio de Janeiro
    Ana Slade, Guilherme Lassance
  • The Spatial Production of Public Parks and Counter-Public Non-Parks in Taipei
    Min Jay Kang
  • Reviewing Premises on Public Spaces in Democratic, Inclusive, Agential Cities, Illustrated by Amsterdam
    Maurice Harteveld
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"Public space
in cities is a common good, meant to be open, inclusive and democratic, a fundamental human right for everybody."

Dr Luisa Bravo
The Journal of Public Space, Founder and Editor in Chief
City Space Architecture, Founding Member and President
(from the statement submitted at the 26th UN-Habitat Governing Council held in Nairobi, Kenya, 8-12 May 2017)
Stand up for Public Space!  |  UN-Habitat Global Urban Lecture by Dr Luisa Bravo (click here)  |  A global campaign launched at the Habitat III conference in Quito, Ecuador, 2016 (click here)

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