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Commitment to Infrastructure, Flexibility, Portability & Experience

How often do you return from a trip & tell someone about the market(s) you visited? They assault your senses and leave a lasting impression. Market structures that provide indoor/outdoor experiences for locals and visitors are great urban assets.

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A permanent structure that houses a public market signifies a commitment to a market culture. Often the markets that offer the most memorable experience have both an indoor area and an outdoor area with blurred boundaries between inside and out. Permeable market walls/boundaries allow strong sensory connections between indoor & outdoor/street activities. An area dedicated to allowing the use of portable and adaptable street stalls and carts offers an opportunity for more diversity in market participation.

Doesn't every city have a neglected space under a bridge that could be the next Granville Island?


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Mixing quick onsite food options with produce and product sales would definitely help drive their sustainability. People go to grab a bite to eat and stay to shop around for food for their home.

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