We are currently in Beta version and updating this search on a regular basis. We’d love to hear your feedback here.

How to Design Out Democracy from Your City (A Dictator's Guide)

How to Design Out Democracy from Your City (A Dictator's Guide)

In this tongue-in-cheek "Dictator's Guide to Urban Planning", the Atlantic explores the various ways that public spaces, and cities as a whole, have been used to suppress uprisings and bolster the control of authoritarian governments. Covering everything from Baron Haussmann's 19th Century Paris to the recent revolution in the Ukraine, the article reveals the fundamental relationship between public space and democracy. You can read the full article here.

About this author
Cite: Rory Stott. "How to Design Out Democracy from Your City (A Dictator's Guide)" 27 Feb 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/481049/how-to-design-out-democracy-from-your-city-a-dictator-s-guide> ISSN 0719-8884

You've started following your first account!

Did you know?

You'll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.