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The Rise of the Temporary City

Pop-up spaces are having a permanent impact on the way we build.
relates to The Rise of the Temporary City
Courtesy Peter Bishop

While artists, activists and event organizers have embraced the pop-up phenomenon, urban visionaries have remained overwhelmingly concerned with permanence.

That may be changing, according to The Temporary City, a new book by urban planner Peter Bishop and environmental scientist Lesley Williams that outlines a greater appreciation for immediate outcomes and temporary activities among planners, architects, developers and city officials.