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PublisherLeong Leong2019
“How can architecture promote new ways of living together through community vitality, defense of common goods and participatory democracy? What spaces and building can architects design that foster social bonding among people of varying classes, generations and backgrounds?” The Anita May Rosenstein Campus encourages a new way of living for a multi-generational queer community by integrating social, cultural, and institutional programs. As the largest LGBTQ mixed-use facility in the world, the project is both a sanctuary of care and a civic institution— one that places architecture at the intersection between identity and infrastructure on a local and global scale. Tracing ...
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Using public space free from the conventional framework of compliant consumption, skaters have always endured a contested relationship with the city, often driven from public spaces either by law or through the exclusionary design of rails, benches and kerbs. 
In 2013, one of the most successful skating spots in the UK, the Southbank Undercroft in London also came under threat as part plans to build commercial restaurants and retail developments in their place. A grassroots campaign bringing together skaters, public space activists and architects among many others, successfully defeated the proposals and saved the undercroft. At the Oslo Triennale, Chris ...

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