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Vol 3 No 3 (2018)

Vol 3 No 3 (2018)

Cover image: opening of ‘Triumphs and Laments’, art work by William Kentridge on the Tiber riverfront in Rome, April 2016. Picture by Thomas Rankin.
Cover image: opening of ‘Triumphs and Laments’, art work by William Kentridge on the Tiber riverfront in Rome, April 2016. Picture by Thomas Rankin.
Published: 2018-12-31
  • The resurgence of public space: from the Charter of Athens to the New Urban Agenda
    Michael W. Mehaffy, Setha M. Low
  • Using the street in Mexico City Centre: temporary appropriation of public space vs legislation governing street use
    J. Antonio Lara-Hernandez, Alessandro Melis, Claire M. Coulter
  • Relationship between the demographic characteristics of park users and intensity of park use: the case of Stanley Park and Queen Elizabeth Park
    Stephen Appiah Takyi, Andrew D. Siedel, Jones Kwaku Adjei
  • Effects of outdoor seating spaces on sociability in public retail environments
    Thomas Oram, Ahmad Jehan Baguley, Jack Swain
  • Creating people-friendly cities in a data rich world: towards smarter and more liveable places
    Kevin M. Leyden, Benita Lipps, Namita Kambli
  • Visitors in immersive museum spaces and Instagram: self, place-making, and play
    Kylie Budge
  • Art as a catalyst to activate public space: the experience of ‘Triumphs and Laments’ in Rome
    Thomas G. Rankin
  • Long Live Southbank: skateboarding, citizenship and the city
    Robbie Warin
  • The spatial impact of migration
    Cristina Cassandra Murphy

"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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