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The vendor and the street: The use and management of public spaces in Bangkok
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This thesis draws attention to the creeping control over public space by corporations and government. It focuses on policies that restrict who can be in public space or the types of activities permitted, all in the name of public safety or gentrification. Mitchell uses the thesis to invite scrutiny of the ways that these policies threaten the ability of public space to support grassroots association and popular expression. The thesis posits that public spaces free of control are critical for a functioning democracy. Mitchell proposes that access to unrestricted public space broadens who is included in the public.
For many years, design guidelines for street lighting indicate the higher requirement in the commercial areas. However, the presence of commercial outlets yields more illuminance both horizontal and vertically at the sidewalks. The street is filled with shops and other commercial uses on both sides, which makes it extremely vibrant throughout the day and night.
In the broader discussion of urban environmental sustainability, however, there has been a pronounced dualism and an implicit hierarchy of value when looking at the city-ecology paradigm. This corresponds to the political-social, human- nature and especially subject-object divides within the perspectives on the sustainability of urban public spaces. I associate this divide and the subsequent domination of pedagogies that lack feminist approaches in analyzing qualitative aspects like experience, well-being, and equity. Do public spaces belong to women and nature? Do women belong to public spaces?