The status of Public Space
... Supervisor: The status of Public Space. Start with the debate regarding the relation between politics and architecture. Expound on the address the question of “the public” as it has been addressed by two major political theorists of the twentieth century: Hannah Arendt and Jurgen Habermas, and a culture theorist : Walter Benjamin.
2.Outline a series of architectural conditions of publicness. , Politics impact on public space, such as, Street, square, park, public building like library, some example, like Tiananmen Square,
3. Examination on publicness as exemplified in the work of contemporary architects as Rem Koolhaas. Project examples, the Grande Bibliotheque, Paris, 1989, the Seattle Public Libr...