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L'aménagement participatif, entre injonction et co-construction : L'expérience de la création du Parc Entre Nubes à Bogotá (Colombie)

Abstract : The dissertation focuses on participative regional planning through a case study of an Ecological Metropolitan Mountain Park in Bogotá. Taking an international perspective, it addresses issues of local scale and public sphere and emphasizes the relationships between democracy, technocracy and regional planning. The study explores the relationships between the individual and the collective and their spatial practices and stresses the importance of the social representation of the other and the place within the multi-scalar process of territorial construction. Based on an historical analysis, the study points out that participation should be analyzed in terms of commitment of social actors and individuals rather than in terms of citizen participation. The study is carried out within the broader context of urbanization and the emergence of sprawling and deprived neighborhoods in the peripheries of major cities. Stressing the issues of illegality and informality, it questions the origin and status of these peripheries and assesses the influence of public policies. The study highlights two parallel processes of territorial production and appropriation by identifying the challenges confronting the actors as they set up the rules. Despites the attempts of the experts, who are using legitimate language, to maintain their hegemony the capacity of action and the competences of other actors become increasingly visible. Caught between injunction and initiative, participative planning is bound to move beyond a mere information phase and to engage into concerted action while being aware that conflict is an essential part of the process and that there is no place for anonymity.
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Claudia Ximena Lopez. L'aménagement participatif, entre injonction et co-construction : L'expérience de la création du Parc Entre Nubes à Bogotá (Colombie). Architecture, aménagement de l'espace. Université de Toulouse 2 Le Mirail, 2009. Français. ⟨tel-01517112⟩



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