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public space

1. An area within a building to which there is free access by the public, such as a foyer or lobby.
2. In some codes, an area or piece of land legally designated for public use.
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The acquisition adds to the great community amenities in NoMa and makes good on the promise of beautiful public spaces for the neighborhood.
The short-lived "Wall of Shame" at Riad al-Solh and a sit-in at the Environment Ministry Tuesday have added new dimensions to the debate and pushed the limits of what public space is.
Streets, as public spaces, have become less important in terms of their share of land and in the prominence of their role in shaping the culture and history of cities, according to Streets as Public Spaces and Drivers of Urban Prosperity, a paper form the UN Habitat for a Better Urban Future.
I have observed that there is a huge need for public space here.
The means and the end are inseparable: as we are witnessing today throughout the near east, a public space in a society that is not (yet, at least) democratic will not remain open for vibrant democratic discussion long.
Keywords: multiculturalism, interculturalism, Toronto, public space, planning, activism, youth, domestication
These users are more willing to reveal private issues in public spaces.
This is the common denominator for the essays on architecture, sociology, gender, and literary criticisms that place themselves around the debates about the concept of public space presented in The World as a Global Agora: Critical Perspectives on Public Space.
For example, if there were less restrictive means than banning camping in the public space, then these would need to be used in order for the law to be found constitutional.
AXMINSTER CARPET manufacturer Brintons has unveiled a collection of designs exclusively developed for use in public space buildings such as airports, convention centres and sports stadiums.
How kids around the world have helped to create, design, share and protect public space is also discussed.

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