A great third place welcomes all.
Whether you are looking for stimulating
inspiration or a hands-on approach, the tools and knowledge we use to redesign
public spaces are available here. Check out which one is most suitable for you
and your soon-to-be third place.
3RD4ALL How To Create A Relevant Public Space Book
Never before was such an inspiring book about third places in the context of actual social developments created. A book with 280 pages of colorful inspiration to architects and other creatives, students, policymakers and administrators, and anyone who has a heart for the public space. How to Create a Relevant Public Space by Aat Vos is written in English and is now available.
With these fun and simple card games, you can get a 360-degree view of the potential of your new venue, library, restaurant, cultural facility or any public place where people should feel welcome. Considering both physical and non-physical elements, this combination of decks deals with everything from needing toilets and wanting a gym, to ambiance and aesthetics. Play it with your team or use it as an easy user-investigation tool to envision, experiment, pair and test a seemingly endless amount of possibilities.
These tools offer inspiration on the go. Each one provides a comprehensive collection of 100 physical and non-physical elements that enable you to turn your space into a Third Place. Every collection comes in the form of a nifty fan made of sturdy papers joined together at the corner. Your vision and ideas can now fit comfortably into your pocket or backpack. From cinemas and baby care to parking and self-discovery, these fans will ensure you keep an overview of your venue’s potential. Visual and practical, hundreds of possibilities fan out to cover every base, helping you plan out your place.