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Submission: September 25, 2020
Registration: September 24, 2020
Language: English
Location: London, England
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open


Privatisation of public land is a growing phenomenon in cities such as London. More and more communal spaces are being sold to public bodies or developers, resulting in them becoming the primary makers of modern cities. This transformation has been giving rise to privately owned public spaces (POPS), a term to describe spaces open to the public, formed from deals between the city and the developer in return for zoning concessions. The areas around King’s Cross current development is one of the 50 POPSs in Central London. Continue reading

pops london architecture competition