strategic projects

March 26, 2007


The strategic phase of the project addresses areas of the city that have monofunctional uses.  By inhabiting vacant space with art events and informal trading the diversity of a district can be increased.  The project for a temporary market and music festival outside Gard de Nord is a case study of the “temporary intervention” typology of  the urban set aside strategy.  Ephemeral programmes that can appear and disappear in a day can be harnessed to articulate political and artistic statements about urban development.


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