With comparisons to Piazza Campo del Fiori in Rome, a new public square in Rockville, MD, “will demonstrate why public open spaces conceived in the abstract, with design focused only on formal attributes, often yield dead spaces. To succeed, such spaces also must be enriched and enlivened by activity.

In Rockville’s Public Square, Doing as the Romans was last modified: March 6th, 2012 by ksalay@pps.org