URBAN RESET: DISCLOSING THE IMMANENT POTENTIALS OF URBAN SPACES

Jörg Seifert

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26687/archnet-ijar.v3i1.248

Abstract

Urban reality constantly requires fundamentally new spatial arrangements in order to face ever-emerging challenges. Many of the urbanistic forms imprinted in contemporary cities have been shaped by the needs and constraints of the industrial period. Although they have been focal points of urban life at the time they were built today they have lost the functions and abilities they once had. They could be described as voids – although they still cannot be missed due to their sheer dimensions.


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