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The Value Of Public Space

The acclaimed English architect Richard Rogers has written a short piece in The Guardian arguing for a change in how we think about public space. "In any civilized society," he says, "access to high-quality public space should be a fundamental human right." It may be hard to quantify the value of public..


The acclaimed English architect Richard Rogers has written a short piece in The Guardian arguing for a change in how we think about public space."In any civilized society," he says, "access to high-quality public space should be a fundamental human right."It may be hard to quantify the value of public space, but we shouldn't mistake it for worthless just because it hasn't been commodified.We like this idea of treating public space as a necessity, like clean water, rather than a perk.