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Jo-Anne Bichard

Design Anthropologist , Royal College of Art and Brighton University in St.Leonards on Sea

Dr. Jo-Anne Bichard has studied toilets for many years, looking at the wider social and political conversations of the division between these male and female spaces. Now working on an app of public loos in the UK, Bichard presents an intelligent and comical talk. 

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London's New Public Restrooms

BY JAY GORT
@ TOTO TOILET ARCHITECTURE ON SEP 16, 2014

Jay Gort goes into real depth on the new public restrooms, in the city of London. Describing and explaining the layout and design in great detail, Jay takes pride in the new structure. Going back in history behind the ideas of public restrooms, as a way to share equality among men. The new structure was to share equality with not just men, but women and children, along with keeping everything eco friendly and finding ways to be resourceful. 

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Public Interest Design

BY SHANNON VAN ZANDT
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 02, 2015

Public Interest Design is a participatory design practice that brings the power of good design to address social issues for the benefit of the whole community. Shannon Van Zandt identifies the principles of Public Interest Design and shows examples from her work with students and partners working with disadvantaged communities.

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Public Space

BY RON YEARWOOD
@ VOL 16 ON JUL 22, 2015

Ron Yearwood shares about the publish spaces of Nashville. 

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Public Spaces for Everybody?

BY SANDRA HALL
@ VOL 8 ON SEP 01, 2015

The British artist Sandra Hall is wondering about the concept of public space, and who are allowed to use them.

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Space & Place: A Multi-scalar creative approach

BY VREJ HAROUTOUNIAN
@ VOL 23 ON APR 10, 2017

In this presentation, Vrej Haroutounian takes us on a multi scalar experience of space and place, as we define the phenomena of space creation and the requirements for creative place creation at varied scales.

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Big Data and Public Space Perception

BY ASHOT SNKHCHYAN
@ VOL 23 ON APR 10, 2017

How ‘big data’, generated as a result of the penetration of digital technologies in our daily life, can be used by architects for creating better and more efficient public spaces. 

 

 

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BY MEROUJAN MINASSIAN
@ VOL 23 ON APR 10, 2017

Meroujan Minassian discusses contrast between public and private spaces and their transformation. 

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Architecture and Public Spaces: Our perceptions, context, cultural and social resposibility

BY FAWAD SUHAIL ABBASI
@ VOL 3 ON MAR 10, 2018

Communal spaces are about nurturing change. Public spaces are healthy interventions in the growth of a city, they always benefit arts and culture, they help bring people together to enjoy the city and each other. Fawad Suhail Abbasi talks about the role of architects in public spaces and what a perfect public space looks like.

 

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Hip-Hop as Reclaiming Public Space

BY MIKE THOMPSON
@ VOL 26 ON OCT 18, 2017

Mike Thompson talks about how Hip-hop music relates to placemaking and public spaces.