Abandonment, authenticity, and transgressive placemaking
Planetizen / July 8, 2013 / www.planetizen.com
Kelly Bennett writes on the connections between authentic places, abandonment, and a new wave of placemaking. Is there a need for abandonment to create more authentic places in cities? In a recent project, the Wanderlust School of Transgressive Placemaking completed a reimagining of public space inside a water tower on top of an abandoned building in Manhattan.