Public Space in the Fragmented City The book presents an urban project approach, which was driven by a series of concerns about the permanent problem of marginality. It contributes to the debate on possibilities of architecture and urbanism to provide planned related solutions for social and spatial integration in different parts of the world.
Promenade Plantee Paris - (Paris version of HighLine NYC) - admire rooftops from this elevated 2.8 mile pedestrian path of flowers and greenery built atop an old railway viaduct. Start from Nation & walk toward Bastille. Avenue Daumesnil, Bastille
Woonerf street in the UK, designed with narrow roadway, curves, trees, removable bollards, and physical barriers improve safety for pedestrians and ensure that motorist slow down. Colored pavement/texture also indicates pedestrian crossing zones. Photo Credit: Archinect.com