Where to From Here? a Comparison of the Meanings Designed Into Three Public Spaces

Jan Brace-Govan, Monash University, Australia
A comparison of three public spaces opens up a discussion of the utilisation of public space to represent intended meanings for collective consumption. A public recreation area provided within a housing estate, a public garden designed by a migrant population and a high-profile communal garden, are examined for cultural symbolism.
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Jan Brace-Govan (2011) ,"Where to From Here? a Comparison of the Meanings Designed Into Three Public Spaces", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 38, eds. Darren W. Dahl, Gita V. Johar, and Stijn M.J. van Osselaer, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research.