In this course we believe that the best way to discover how life is happening in public spaces is through direct observation. During the workshop you will spend time in the street observing and reporting how people use and adapt the built environment. How can we do that? Counting something? Through sketches? Take a look at the following resources:

 Familiarize with the book ” How to Study Public Life 

Read a conversation with Denise Scott-Brown on the book “Learning from Las Vegas” 

Additionally, you may want to read about “modernology” (name created as an “archeaology of modern things”).Under the banner of Street Observation, an article by Fujimori, Terunobu about his experience in “modernology”.