Was asked to stroll around Märsta ”city” in Sigtuna Kommun and see what ”place” it is.
Each place must take their history, their identity, in possession and not become a non-place – which are planned and steeped in the same shape, where people who live there become alone and alike, just as everyone else. In order to get people to care about places, it’s about creating meaning, both in the ambient environment and in the functional enviroment. People want to live and inhabit, not just the latter.
Even the seemingly simplest, most everyday places in people’s lives are rich in values that give life meaning. Read the article here.