Patricia Mou:”…Recently I learned that there’s a name for this sacred place: the third space. And it was defined in 1989 by Professor Ray Oldenburg, an American urban sociologist who studied the importance of informal public gathering places for a functioning civil society.
In this 3-part series, I want to share my thoughts on:
- Part 1: A definition of third spaces and what they are.
- Part 2: The state of third spaces in America today.
- Part 3: The future of third spaces: virtual and physical…”