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Artist Launches Campaign to Call Out Hostile Urban Design

The project calls for anyone to photograph examples of hostile architecture — from spikes on windows to bars on benches — and share the images on Instagram. The post Artist Launches Campaign to Call Out Hostile Urban Design appeared first on Hyperallergic.
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