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The Invisible Privatisation of Civic Space: Implications for Landscape Architects

PhD project by Janell Arbon The line between private and public space has altered in the context of the city due to commercialisation and urban regeneration. This shift from clearly identifiable ‘public’ spaces to those of an ambiguous nature can have a negative impact on how users perceive and imagine their surroundings. Thus broad assessments […]

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Space, Place, and Imagination in the Arabic-Islamic Tradition

PhD project by Kinda Tabbaa Kinda’s research interests include the history and theory of landscapes and cities, Arab- Islamic landscape architecture, and the concepts of “space” and “place” in the Arab- Islamic tradition. Kinda’s recent works have focused on landscape representation in 17th and 18th century Arabic travel writings, landscape education in the Arab world, and […]

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