Experience and Conflict: The Dialectics of the Production of Public Urban Space in the Light of New Event Venues...



Experience and Conflict: The Dialectics of the Production of Public Urban Space in the Light of New Event Venues...
Why do new urban spaces lack feeling, power and sensory quality? Why does ‘urbanness’ retreat from the newly produced public spaces? Why does the political significance of urban space seem to be lost?
In this research, the structures of thinking in planning and architecture are identified as a key reason for those problems. Urban reality is never ‘transparent’ to the planners. Rather, planning is conducted in an artificial reality, which I call Concept City, characterised by a simplified and outdated conception of space.


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