public spaces

Lowline1.jpg All rights reserved.   Case Study compiled by: Howard Rheingold A project doesn’t have to be digital to embody connected learning principles: for example, the Lowline Project on the Lower East Side of Manhattan (“the world’s first underground park”), combines educational outreach, social connectedness, interest-based learning, shared purpose, equity,...
In the extremely rural place where I live, there is lots of space, but not a lot of public spaces in the conventional sense. No coffee houses, malls, or parklets. We do have large open pieces of public land and an amazing library. A couple years ago, I wanted to start a seed library, and our local librarian graciously offered to host it at the library. I wasn't sure whether other people would be...