morality_play (morality_play) wrote,
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morality_play

The anti-pedestrian built environment

For anyone confused by all this "techno demonology" stuff, and curious to see exactly what I meant by this...

"By dividing the length of the bench into several smaller units, the designer has sabotaged the ability of the homeless to lay down on top of the surface. If you examine public space and parks in urban areas, you'll probably discover a whole menagerie of design interventions like this, designed to fuck the destitute..."

Please see this recent contribution from yendi.

The pyramid construction beneath the underpass... Yeah. Someone's going to need to get killed for that.
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