Stevenson Square The Concept

Public Squares are a hugely important part of a city’s fabric, reflecting an area’s identity and providing much needed social spaces for interaction and recreation. The infrastructure-dominated Stevenson Square is failing in these respects to the point that it isn’t even read as a Square. This is despite the 18th Century developer’s aim to create a rival to city centre St Anne’s Square, which it reflects in form and scale; and its historical use as a meeting point for the city’s political marches, protests and gatherings.

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