Actpolis

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  • Boyao Jiang, M.Arch.ll 2015
  • Hometown

    Shenyang, China
  • Class

    ARCH 7912 Design B: Topics Studio
  • Instructor

    Caroline O'Donnell

The polis is the space of the many, the space that is in-between individuals when they coexist, holding conflicts, cooperation, and tensions between individuals. The inherent tendency toward such things leads to the natural politic within people, making a natural space 'political'.

Since the characteristics of space are shaped by its users, could their activities become the trace of design and shape an architecture?