If you’re not at home and you’re not at work or school but you are at a place that provides community without being required to buy stuff, where are you?
You’re in third space.Quick little “how to” for including autistic people in community events 🥰 #autism #autistic – YouTube
Characteristics of third places:
What Our Cities Are Missing – YouTube
- neutral ground
- leveling place
- conversation space
- open & accessible
- low profile
- playful mood
- home away from home
Radical third places would not only be accessible in terms of location and opening hours, but also in terms of creating basic accommodations for the spectrum of abilities of its participants.
In fact, the mood and culture set by the regulars of radical third places would be notable for its wide ranging inclusivity.What Our Cities Are Missing – YouTube
Third places are a vital part of civil society that are increasingly hard to find. The loss of third places is a global phenomenon.Nowhere to Go: The Loss of Third Places