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The tower in the park typology provides unpleasant, unsociable, and segregated experiences of living while disconnecting from the surrounding context with homogeneous architecture. Commonscape activates the domestic and public realm with an array of activities that connects people and provides comfort at all scales. The shared space reimagines the corridor as an activated street, offering the experience of the street of walking through multiple programs. The façade of the building utilizes the system of stairs not only as an expression of multiplicity but also as a tool for connecting people with similar interests. The ground levels create street-like conditions with industrialized construction methods and encourage local occupancies. Through the typological correction, both the private and common spaces are activated with increased visibility and diversity, inviting families, residents, and the neighborhood to find meaningful connections within this new housing complex.