Note — Dec 02, 2018

The Rise of the ‘Meanwhile Space’: How Empty Properties Are Finding Second Lives

Seen in → No.59

Source → theguardian.com/cities/2018/nov/28/the-rise-...

Temporary urbanism, meanwhile spaces, different names for some super interesting project across the world, this piece at the Guardian looks at a few in Paris and London. By the way, in Montréal Entremise [fr] is up to some good, check them out.

Les Grands Voisins is an example of a “meanwhile space”: a disused site temporarily leased or loaned by developers or the public sector to local community groups, arts organisations, start-ups and charities.