“Very elaborate effort to build a house on the river bank, just bellow the Musée d’Orsay in Paris… That raises quite a few questions!” Caption and photo from Urban Bricolage, by Emile Hooge.
– The most innovative manipulations of urban space
– Urban space in a digital age
– How different groups (artists, governments, movements) view & use public space
– Perceptions of public space and danger
Emile is a public space maven based in Lyon, France. As he says on his website, Urban Bricolage: “I collect examples of people tinkering with urban space.” He has amassed an unmatched collection of such examples by both amateurs and professionals.
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UPDATE: The transcript for this #citychat is now available.