Tag: strip mall
Strip Appeal was the topic of a full page spread (A8) in Canada’s National Post today: With Photos: https://nationalpost.com/news/canada/canadas-strip-malls-crumbles-toward-extinction Without photos: http://www.nationalpost.com/Mall+stripped+bare/5700741/story.html The article, by Tristin Hopper discusses the history and relevance of the Strip Mall: “The first time cultural geographer Merle Patchett saw Edmonton’s sprawl from the airplane, she felt the culture shock shared…
News about the competition recently made the front page of the Edmonton Journal where they covered a submission to the competition by Industrial design student Larry Kwok and collaborator Jim Morrow who have come with an inventive model to diversify the current retail model for strip malls by recycling shipping containers: Click here for the full story.
The Edmonton Journal, in the video above, catches Project for Public Spaces (PPS’s) Cynthia Nikitin in action, doing a tough critique of an Edmonton strip mall. On a scale of one to 10, Nikitin gave the Lendrum strip mall a six; high scores for local businesses showing pride in what they do, but low scores…