Queer Spaces: Why Are They Important in Architecture and the Public Realm?

Queer Spaces: Why Are They Important in Architecture and the Public Realm? © Robert Katzki / Unsplash Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/989218/queer-spaces-why-are-they-important-in-architecture-and-the-public-realm The queer crowd has always been present, finding ways to exist, gather, and celebrate. Although their visibility hasn’t always been highlighted throughout history due to the consciousness of having … Read more

Visiting 2019 Aga Khan Award Laureates

Visiting 2019 Aga Khan Award Laureates Pedestrian Bridge connecting the old city to the Bu Maher Fort by Kersten Geers David Van Severen. Image © Andrew Mitchell Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/989187/visiting-2019-aga-khan-award-laureates When the winners of the prestigious Aga Khan Award for Architecture were announced every three years, the architecture celebrated … Read more

Public Spaces and Urban Areas: 12 Squares Viewed from Above

Public Spaces and Urban Areas: 12 Squares Viewed from Above Dubrovnik, Croatia. Drone photo by @spencerdavisphoto Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/947915/public-spaces-and-urban-areas-12-squares-viewed-from-above Some of the most characteristic features of city squares are related to the presence of people in the space and the purposes they are given, such as places for socializing, … Read more

10 Actions to Improve Streets for Children

10 Actions to Improve Streets for Children st. Petersburg, Florida Mural by Cecilia Lueza. Image © Beth Reynolds Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/945350/10-actions-to-improve-streets-for-children Last week, the Global Designing Cities Initiative (GDCI) released Designing Streets for Kids to set a new global baseline for designing urban streets. Designing Streets for Kids builds … Read more

CCCB Announces the 5 Finalists for the European Prize for Urban Public Space 2022

CCCB Announces the 5 Finalists for the European Prize for Urban Public Space 2022 FLOW, 2021 / POOL IS COOL, Decoratelier Jozef Wouters. Image Cortesía de CCCB Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/985931/cccb-announces-the-5-finalists-for-the-european-prize-for-urban-public-space-2022 The European Prize for Urban Public Space is a biennial, honorary competition organised by the Center of Contemporary Culture … Read more

Winners of the UIA 2030 Award Announced: Acknowledging Architects’ Contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals

Winners of the UIA 2030 Award Announced: Acknowledging Architects’ Contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals Housing Upcycle Program, Barrio Mugica of Buenos Aires. Image Courtesy of Special Project Unit Barrio Padre Carlos Mugica, Buenos Aires City Government Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/984286/winners-of-the-uia-2030-award-announced-acknowledging-architects-contributions-to-the-sustainable-development-goals Today, at the eleventh session of the World Urban … Read more

Designing around Debate: The Gender-Neutral Bathroom

Designing around Debate: The Gender-Neutral Bathroom Rhose Island School of Design Student Center/WorkAC. Image © Bruce Damonte Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/984280/designing-around-debate-the-gender-neutral-bathroom “Creating an equitable city implies that every citizen has their needs met”, states architect Wanda Dalla Costa at a time when metropolises were noticing change. Architects and the public … Read more

How Can Architecture be Democratic?

How Can Architecture be Democratic? Grand stairs. Image © Yong Zhang Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/983939/how-can-architecture-be-democratic Democracy’s essence is the people’s self-government and autonomy based on their own rights, and its characteristics are demonstrated in equality and participation. If democracy means a more equitable way of public life in architecture, then, … Read more

Exclusionary Architecture: How Design Interventions in Public Spaces are Dismissing the Homeless

Exclusionary Architecture: How Design Interventions in Public Spaces are Dismissing the Homeless Re-development of Mina de la Ciutat Street / Lagula Arquitectes. Image © Adrià Goula Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/983864/exclusionary-architecture-how-design-interventions-in-public-spaces-are-contributing-to-homelessness Social responsibility and the desire to improve society has long been influenced by the built environment. Looking at city centers, … Read more

Queer Spaces and the Path of Positive Possibilities Within Architecture: an Interview with Adam Nathaniel Furman

Queer Spaces and the Path of Positive Possibilities Within Architecture: an Interview with Adam Nathaniel Furman © Kaoru Yamada Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/982304/queer-spaces-and-the-path-of-positive-possibilities-within-architecture-an-interview-with-adam-nathaniel-furman “Growing up queer means experiencing the destabilizing absence of a broad and accessible queer history, most notably, in our case, in relation to spatial design.” This account … Read more