Many people never think about the work that goes into creating a space, how much time and money businesses put into tactical design. Gladwell’s article both presents some useful information about spaces as texts–to be read and interpreted–and also includes some tactics for reading spaces as texts through his own descriptions and explanations of specific places.
To complete this minimum 300-word response, answer the following questions.
- What insights did you gain from your reading about the intentions that go into creating and developing a space?
- What surprised you or interested you from this article?
- What did you find difficult to understand or dull to read?
- How can you apply what you read to your space analysis?