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A personal space at the far end of the territory in which humans operate

public distance

Psychology A space at the far end of the territory in which social humans operate. See Proxemics. Cf Intimate distance, Personal distance, Social distance.
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The park acquisition is one of several parks and public space projects highlighted in the campaign.
Now, the "You Stink" protests have demonstrated a politicization of public space in the capital, and given a new lease of life to campaigners for public space.
The management of public space (green, roads, sewers, water, playgrounds, etc.
One such strategy is Public Space Acupuncture, in which independent, but coordinated small interventions help regenerate urban public space and city life.
Streets should be counted as public space, just like parks and plazas, the paper argues, suggesting that together, they should make up 45 to 50 percent of a city's land area, with 30 to 35 percent of the area occupied by streets and 15 to 20 percent open space.
The company's first foray into the examination of public space was undertaken in Hybrid Intersections, an exhibition which looked at the relationship between conceptual thought on design and research of specific situations within the city of Doha.
Paradox 1: the paradox of public space and democracy
The piazza has long been a central element of Italian public space as the site of mass politics, markets, religious festivals, and fairs, as well as the space in which the private meets the public.
I frame public space as a means to redefine and redistribute, and discuss the forces that shape, appropriate and redefine it in Toronto.
In the present article, a public space is considered to be any open space accessible to all categories of users fostering communication and social interaction.
Eran Toch of TAU's Department of Industrial Engineering have teamed to measure the impact of the smart phone phenomenon on privacy, behavioural codes, and the use of public space.
The World as a Global Agora: Critical Perspectives on Public Space (Newcastle Upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008).

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