[Essay] Public buildings as expressions of placemaking (C3 no.404)

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Angelos Psilopoulos

C3 no.404 pp.62-67 (6 pages)

 

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Public buildings as expressions of placemaking _ Angelos Psilopoulos

Public buildings have consistently been defined by their role, scope, and function, as well as the impact they have on a place, state, country, or society. Once a representative manifestation of the divine, the sublime, or the prerogative and the glory of an authority, today’s public buildings seem to aim more toward serving humanistic values by providing a ‘sense of place’ that allows people to share space and interact under their shed. […]