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Reclamation of Ambiguous Space

Reclamation of Ambiguous Space

  The ‘common’ void deck, when not in use for large public events such as funerals or weddings, is largely a long cuboid hall; except for the columns or walls at every 6m interval. How this space is constantly transforming between different usage for recreation, weddings, funerals and other uses, is a result of the...
Fresh approaches to urban design in the metropolitan Seoul

Fresh approaches to urban design in the metropolitan Seoul

Seoul is one of the world’s most dense cities. While the city is internationally known for the rapid economic growth and massive urban development in the past, it is largely overlooked that fresh approaches to urban development, which differ from the earlier period, are taking place in the metropolitan Seoul. One approach is related to...
Alternative public space: Little Manila in Central Hong Kong

Alternative public space: Little Manila in Central Hong Kong

Little Manila: Filipino domestic workers who gather in Central on Sundays to enjoy their day off; an image so powerful, it makes you feel powerless in the city. Their presence disrupt the orderly visual space of Central in which they engaged in ‘undesirable’ activities such as sitting on straw mats in public spaces, getting haircuts...

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