Place making outline

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Space within solidity (sculpture by Gunilla Bandolin, Sweden)

  1. There is a native spaciousness to the process of making and inhabiting places.
  2. We are neither above nor at the end of the process of making and inhabiting places; we exist within that process.
  3. So criticisms that presume simple identities or simple non-spacious inhabitation are wrong
  4. The establishment of social grammars is neither arbitrary nor random. Social content has its own processes, initiatives, and inertias. It exists within a process of active appropriation and interpretation.
  5. This process can be studied by considering Kant's account of temporality and meaning, as well as concepts from Hegel and Nietzsche, among others