Monday, November 26, 2012

city as school via ward & greco

grazie man..

ogre @monk51295 Was reading Streetwork ( *again* this morning and thought about you. "There is no school building." …

According to Ward and Fyson, Metro Education Montreal used the city's underground railway as the central corridor for the same kind of activity - people were approached to give an hour a week teaching about their work. Other spaces used for classes were empty cinemas, vacant office spaces, under used computer centres, restaurants, libraries, clinics and laboratories.

rogre @monk51295 …describing the Parkway Education Program in Philadelphia (at the time) … "The Program pays for none of…
The program pays for none of its facilities but instead looks for ‘wasted space’. Students, in going from class to class, travel around the city (normally on foot)."