Watch This Space

Watch This Space

Designing, Defending and Sharing Public Spaces

Book - 2010
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This unique and timely book introduces youth to what public space is, why it is important and how best to use it. It also underscores the need to create, preserve and protect public space. Readers will learn what makes successful public spaces work, the ins and outs of sharing and designing them, the issues surrounding teenagers in public spaces and much more.



Watch This Space answers the question, Why is public space important? It's important because this space belongs to all of us.
Publisher: Toronto : Kids Can Press, c2010
ISBN: 9781554532933
Branch Call Number: 307.1 DYE 2010
Characteristics: 80 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Ngui, Marc 1972-

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member_bookclub Apr 21, 2011

It wasn't very bad, but it's average.

jrobb6607 Apr 15, 2011

loved how the book was about public spaces and more!!

-Jared Robb

jessica7809 Apr 15, 2011

i wasent a big fan

sybel_lovez2read Apr 13, 2011

this book was very that interesting...... i kind of got bored of it but i still reaadd it :D

Bearcats101 Apr 12, 2011

This book failed pumpkins. The author must of been adopted

HellsDaughter Mar 31, 2011

Good, but could go more in-depth

ReallyRandom Mar 22, 2011

Moral of this story? Don't judge a book by it's cover. Sure, the cover looks cool and it's eyecatching and it draws attention, but wasn't it once sai that it's what's on the inside that counts? How to be respectful and safe in what you think is a public space? Seriously? That's what the book's about? Definitely didn't get THAT message from the cover page!

RM_Reader99 Mar 04, 2011

This book really caught my attention in a positive way. I loved all the little details and captions, It reallymade me think about the ways people use and misuse public space. I found some of the facts very interesting, however some arcticles lacked in excitement and came to me as quite repetitive. I would rate this a 7 out of 10.

cassiebug Mar 02, 2011

did not like it that much but had great facts tho!

brebre41 Mar 02, 2011

i liked how the author put in quotes from different people but the book wasn't my favourite. i would recommend it to people who like landscaping

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