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Some urban designers define urban design as ‘the design of the spaces between buildings’, presumably to distinguish it from architecture, which they define as the design of the buildings themselves. This definition excludes urban design’s proper concern with the structure of a place; it ignores the fact that to a significant extent the characteristics of the spaces between buildings are determined by the buildings themselves; and it encourages architects in any tendency they may have to ignore the context in which they are designing. The question of where urban design should or does fit into the landscape of urban professions — whether it should be regarded as a distinct profession itself, or as a way of thinking, or as common ground between a number of professions or between a wide range of people involved in urban change, for example — is widely discussed.

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