Category:Hostile design

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English: Hostile architecture is a controversial urban design trend in which public spaces are constructed or altered to discourage people from using them in a way not intended by the owner. Also known as unpleasant design or defensive architecture, it is most typically associated with defense against the homeless in the form of "anti-homeless spikes" — studs embedded in flat surfaces to make sleeping rough impractical.
hostile architecture 
public spaces designed to discourage unintended uses
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Subclass ofstreet furniture,
situational crime prevention,
discrimination against the homeless
Authority control
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architettura ostile (it); 排除アート (ja); mobilier urbain anti-SDF (fr); Exkluderande design (sv); ארכיטקטורה עויינת (he); Arquitectura hostil (es); defensive Architektur (de); معماری خصمانه (fa); hostile architecture (en); defenda arkitekturo (eo); 敵意建築 (zh); Fjendtlig arkitektur (da) public spaces designed to discourage unintended uses (en); mobilier urbain visant à empêcher que des personnes occupent un espace public sur une durée prolongée (fr); accorgimenti architettonici dell'arrefo urbano messi in atto per scoraggiare usi indesiderati degli spazi urbani, come lo stazionamento prolungato, il bivacco, gli assembramenti di persone, ecc. (it) architettura difensiva, arredo urbano ostile (it); kontraŭsenhejmula arkitekturo (eo); anti-homeless street furniture, unpleasant design, defensive architecture, hostile design, defensive urban design (en)

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Media in category "Hostile design"

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