Looking at city life is one of the most important and most popular urban attractions. People watching is a universal activity that takes place constantly as we walk, stand or sit.

Jan Gehl, Cities for People

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Definition - Genius Loci 'spirit of place'

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Originally referring to the presiding protective deity or spirit of the place, in contemporary usage, 'genius loci', refers to a location's distinctive placeness, that is its past, current and future essence. In place making, the intention of creating place is embedded in evoking a deeper and more intuitive relationship between people and the places they inhabit.