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Designing intercultural space. A multi-scalar approach in the Albergheria neighbourhood in Palermo

Wulff, Federico, Lecardane, Renzo and Lascala, Paola 2020. Designing intercultural space. A multi-scalar approach in the Albergheria neighbourhood in Palermo. Agathón 7 10.19229/2464-9309/792020

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Abstract

Migration has always been a major driver of urban transformation stimulating opportunities and challenges for cities and encouraging architectural and urban designers for taking a proactive and dynamic role in responding to the crisis. Enhancing these changes, and designing intercultural spaces for local communities, is a complex and urgent spatial challenge, that should be addressed by a multi-scalar approach aiming to integrate urban, architectural and public spaces. This paper illustrates a research-action resulting from a collective work developed on key urban spaces of the Albergheria neighbourhood of Palermo, where a design-led research based on a multi-scalar regeneration approach (urban, architectural and public space) can reframe the role of architecture and spatial practices as agents of social, intercultural inclusion and spatial reactivation at different scales.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Architecture
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Language other than English: Italian
Publisher: Palermo University Press | New Digital Frontiers srl
ISSN: 2532-683X
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Date of First Compliant Deposit: 23 June 2020
Date of Acceptance: 6 June 2020
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2020 11:45
URI: http://orca.cardiff.ac.uk/id/eprint/132672

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