Yi-Ru Chen

Yi-Ru Chen

London, GB


Algiers Public Space - Typology Study

The chapter is divided into four stories looking into different types of spaces. The first part presents the most prominent public spaces of each historical period. Beginning from small-scale square created at bifurcating street of Casbah, it follows to large-scale square that were meant to manifest political force of the time. Squares built by colonizer were designed to serve the army and facilitate shipping goods to mother country.

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Status: School Project
Location: Algiers, ZA
My Role: Designer