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Radical Rethink #6: The Front Garden City

Zoë Berman and Roland Karthaus outline their proposal for how neighbours might come together to transform their front gardens into a public commons

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What if residents could come together and transform their front gardens into shared public space?
What if residents could come together and transform their front gardens into shared public space?

Zoë Berman and Roland Karthaus outline their radical idea for The Front Garden City, a template for how residents might come together to transform and maintain their front gardens into a public commons. The presentation is part of the Radical Rethink series, supported by Vestre and developed with landscape architect Will Sandy. The idea was presented live in front of our sounding board, and the following is a recording of the event.

 

Radical Rethink is a call out for radical thinking for public space from policy-makers, planners, designers, academics and thinkers – anyone with an idea pushing for new ways of working to create better places. The following video features Zoë Berman and Roland Karthaus, Christopher Arthey and Rebecca McDonald-Balfour, plus feedback from our sounding board of experts which includes Natascha McIntyre-Hall of Portsmouth City Council, Cat Drew, Design Council and Jonny Anstead, TOWN

 

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