Why do we need to secure proper meeting spots and facilities for urban culture? Street sports are not just a sport, it’s a culture and lifestyle. Therefore the spots and facilities should recognize and reflect that. The kids don’t participate in street sports, they live the urban lifestyle, not once a week but every day.
At Hal 12 in Roskilde we have worked with creating a facility that fits the needs of the urban youth culture, together with the core initiate takers, not having a master plan, but trying stuff and customize the facilities as a process as we go. That method seems for us to be the most logic and sustainable one for all. But it turns out to be unfitting for the city planning, the funds and the politicians, where brand value sets the frame for the future.