Designs on the Public

The Private Lives of New York’s Public Spaces

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Kristine F. Miller

Kristine F. Miller delves into six of New York’s public spaces, including Times Square, Trump Tower, and Sony Plaza, to trace how design influences their complicated existence. Design is, in Miller’s view, complicit in regulation of public spaces in New York City to exclude undesirables and privilege commercial interests, and in this work she shows how design can reactivate public space and public life.

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  • edition
    1
  • isbn
    978-1-4529-6366-2
  • publisher
    University of Minnesota Press
  • publisher place
    Minneapolis, MN
  • restrictions
    All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the publisher.
  • rights
    Copyright 2007 Kristine F. Miller
  • rights holder
    Kristine F. Miller
  • rights territory
    World
  • version
    1.0
  • doi