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Archive

Market porch
Gent (Belgium), 2012
A public porch with a highly representative roof is a venue for the weekly market and large-scale events, while also returning to the historic city centre the dense, complex structure it had lost during the twentieth century.
"Schaustelle", experimental exhibition space München
München (Germany), 2013
While the Pinakothek der Moderne was closed for reforms, a temporary scaffolding structure of some twenty metres high explored new ways of exhibiting art while providing a venue for workshops, film screenings and public events.

Exhibitions

The “Shared Cities” exhibition opens in the Polish city of Szczecin
16/10/2014 - 26/10/2014 | Philharmonic Hall of Szczecin
The exhibition is one of the events of the Eighth Westival – The Art of Architecture. The title of this year’s Westival is “City, a Public Thing”.

Shared Spaces

“The city has something in common with a prison when it never ends”
Interview with Marina Garcés
Shared Spaces converses with the philosopher Marina Garcés, lecturer at the University of Zaragoza and founding member of the collective project “Espai en Blanc”.

Periscope

City, houses and public spaces
The Italian blog «La cità vista dallo spazio» publishes an article that wonders about the meaning of public space in order to avoid the risk of planning spaces that will be public in name only.
Dismantling public space in Beirut
The journalist Belén Fernández narrates the unfortunate story of Horsh Beirut, the largest park in the Lebanese capital city, closed to the public since the nineties.