Author

Yasmin Mardini

Article, Submission

Privatization and Placemaking: Cairo in Practice

Posted on September 4, 2017 — by


In a city where the roof of a building is the fifth facade for advertisement and billboards function as fences, streets and sidewalks are the places where space is negotiated by the citizens. In this speculative and subjective article, Yasmin Mardini argues that the arterial system of Cairo represents the public space where mutually exclusive localities are temporarily brought together.

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