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A public landscape for Galveston, Texas
A lack of non-commodified public space in Galveston was revealed through a series of analysis. The current state of a town that is undergoing a transformation from an agro-industrial economy to a tourist based economy is ...
Seeing open space: An examination of a spatial antibody
The spatial detritus lying at the dissolving urban edges of the American West are the ultimate free spaces. These stretches of temporarily forgotten lands are where people go to do things disallowed in civil space---let ...
Houston inside, slowly
When Houston looks at itself, it is usually through a windshield. As Reyner Banham realized in Los Angeles, one must learn to drive in order to experience the city at the rate and scale in which it is continuously designed. ...
Public space in the American city is in a state of social and spatial indeterminacy. Situated within a sprawling aggregation of suburban back lawns, the redundant green space of the park appears as an absurd deformity in ...