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Between Seriality and Monumentality

The architectural qualities of the new open space are analysed by looking into the typologies of the Dutch perimeter block and the French court house.

The Private-Public Paradox of the New Open Space

Close reading of the designs of the new open space as a differentiation of the public space. Key characteristics such as the interrelations between the individual houses at ground floor level and adjacent public spaces are mapped.