The In common series attempts:
- To interpret urban space within landscape as an extended field, a field between architecture and landscape, a field on which architects and landscape designers agree.
- To comprehend that public space is vulnerable, uncontrolled and diverse, and that its capacity for social integration stems precisely from these characteristics.
- To admit that spontaneous appropriation of spaces by citizens is a legitimate form of urban design.
- To confirm the capacity of public spaces as regenerators of urban centres, giving birth to renewed civic activity.