#PUBLICSPACEBUZZ BLOG

Welcome to our blog page! Here is where we share our thoughts and ideas about matters that are important to the city. We encourage you to leave a comment or share a thought with us! 

Terror in Public Space

In light of the terrible attack in Nice, France, that senselessly claimed the lives of at least 80 people and left another 50 between life and death, we find it urgent to address the context in which it took place: a pedestrianized public space in the city. A place where people celebrated the national day of their democratic country, and where public events and activities were taking place. This is not just an act of terror on all of liberty, but on the freedom of people to stroll their cities safely and to express themselves, and on the ability of cities to accommodate events that serve all people equally, regardless of race, religion, citizenship, income, or background. People pay respects

Why 'Hive' Public Space?

In conversations with our friends, this question always comes up: why we called ourselves 'hive' public space. When we were coming up with the concept, we were always thinking about a dynamic, transformative 'being', that matched up to the nature of a city as an organic form that is alive, that grows, changes, and evolves with and over time. We were searching for a word that could be visualized, that had flexibility, and had the power to grow with structure, but without confinement or limitation. Because a hive is composed of individual units, but the whole is made up of inter-linked dependencies, like the systems of a city. Because a hive is a productive form, whose productivity is the resu

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