This month's Dezeen In Depth newsletter looks at the changing nature of queer spaces and features an exclusive interview with Japanese architect Shigeru Ban. Subscribe to Dezeen in Depth now.
Designers are calling for the protection of venues used by the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) community as safe spaces for people to express their identities.
"There has been an uptick in attacks on queer spaces, through direct violence as well as through zoning laws and economic disenfranchisement that result in physical queer and trans spaces shutting down at a rapid rate," Canadian designer and researcher Lucas LaRochelle told Dezeen.
June's Dezeen In Depth also features an opinion piece from Freyja Sewell on the risk of turning dystopian visions of AI into a self-fulfilling prophecy and an exclusive interview with Japanese architect Shigeru Ban.
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