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

    8 days ago - By Arch Daily

    Re-development of Mina de la Ciutat Street / Lagula Arquitectes. Image © Adrià Goula
    Social responsibility and the desire to improve society has long been influenced by the built environment. Looking at city centers, architecture has contributed to the improvement of the urban fabric, whether it being through planning and zoning strategies, integration of public spaces, or small interventions. In some cases however, these interventions are in fact used as tools to keep the homeless off the streets , disguised as art or conceptual designs. Several public urban policies have all implicitly...
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