Private vs Public: Space, Sharing, Trust and Design – A Talk at Social Cities Amsterdam

Tension between the private and public realm was a recurring component of last autumn’s news, as the users of public space and the stewards of those spaces, both private and municipal, clashed during the Occupy protests. The protests themselves bore the marks of tense private vs public realities, given the immense and disproportionate stores of …

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Responding to a Crisis of Trust

“This is a crisis not only of credit, but a crisis of trust.” – UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Davos 2009 Thanks to everyone who has emailed prodding for news of what’s coming up next. Those who know me realise I don’t really understand the concept of downtime, so when it’s quiet on the blog, …

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