Unpleasant Design & Hostile Urban Architecture [...]

Some features in urban spaces are designed to limit certain behaviors.

Unpleasant designs take many shapes, but they share a common goal of exerting some kind of social control in public or in publicly-accessible private spaces. They are intended to target, frustrate and deter people, particularly those who fall within unwanted demographics.

They're kind of writing about the opposite of the Windows in the room…. theory.

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