ArchDaily: From Dead Space to Public Place: How Improving Alleys Can Help Make Better Cities - Urban Villages

Inspiration/ 02.22.17

ArchDaily: From Dead Space to Public Place: How Improving Alleys Can Help Make Better Cities

To most eyes, alleys are—at best—liminal zones. Inhabiting the space between “here” and “there,” they exist but for the grace of their adjacencies. At worst, they are dark, dank, and even dangerous—seen by city dwellers as dead space. However, to a visionary few, the negative space alleys occupy isn’t dead at all; it’s merely dormant, waiting for a rebirth into something functional and new…continue reading original article