publication . Article . 2014

Public space, place and landscape: proximities and distances to urban anthropology / Espacio público, lugar y paisaje: proximidades y distancias para una antropología urbana

Alejandro José Peimbert Duarte;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2014 Journal: Contexto: Revista de la Facultad de Arquitectura Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (issn: 2007-1639, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León
Abstract
The text presents some precisions about the concepts of space, place and landscape. When these concepts are given in urban planning, urban design, architecture or ethnography, it is possible to find significant distances from the city versus urban. Also, the tour of these notions, could evidence certain proximities that allude to which lens is observed one of the key objects for studying the territory: the public space. This, in turn, explains the different positions of social actors in it: the decision maker, planner, designer or architect, and –moreover– the passer or the ordinary user. The recurrent use of the term “landscape” to talk about the open spaces of...
Subjects
free text keywords: landscape, public space, paisaje, espacio público, antropología urbana, anthropology, Architecture, NA1-9428
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