100 Public Spaces: From Tiny Squares to Urban Parks

by Maria Francisca Gonzalez | 5th April 2019

The key to successfully designing or recovering public spaces is to achieve a series of ingredients that enhance their use as meeting places. Regardless of their scale, some important tips are designing for people’s needs, the human scale, a mix of uses, multifunctionality and flexibility, comfort and safety, and integration to the urban fabric.

To give you some ideas on how to design urban furniture, bus stops, lookouts, bridges, playgrounds, squares, sports spaces, small parks and urban parks, check out these 100 notable public spaces.



Cite: María Francisca González. “100 Public Spaces: From Tiny Squares to Urban Parks” [100 espacios públicos notables: de la plaza al parque urbano] 03 Apr 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed 5 Apr 2019. <> ISSN 0719-8884