The Water’s Edge

Steve Cecil speaks about the blurred lines between public and private spaces along Boston’s waterfront.

by Written by Steve Cecil AIA ASLA


Apr 14, 2015.

The physical dialogue between the public realm and the private realm forms our cities. In simple terms, the “public realm” consists of places where anyone can go; the “private realm” is available by invitation only. Designers respond to the evolving cultural boundary between these two realms by creating buildings, spaces, and connecting infrastructures that directly shape our urban experience. They make the public/private boundaries visible. Read Full Article >