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File:2 assign-1.jpg| Enqelab Street or Revolution Street is the main east-west road which has built in 1932 upon Tehran historic walls of ‘Naseredin shah’ era in order to expand the city as ‘Reza shah’ wanted to have a modern and great capital. After the 1979 revolution, this name has been given to the street because it was the main place for rallies. the most symbolic landscape in this street has been the entrance square of Tehran University so far. Tehran University has founded in 1934 in ‘Reza shah’ era. This University has encouraged a great number of bookstores and cafes to be established around itself and has taken apart in forming special social context including intellectuals and cultural, social and political pioneers. Therefor University students have always been a part of every social change, since its foundation and they express their protestation by gathering in front of the main entrance of the universit; (1953,1979,1999, 2009,2018 protests). University of Tehran was at first the symbol of modernization of Iran but over time it has become a symbol of resistance of youth and  intellectuals against governments’ dictatorship
 
File:2 assign-1.jpg| Enqelab Street or Revolution Street is the main east-west road which has built in 1932 upon Tehran historic walls of ‘Naseredin shah’ era in order to expand the city as ‘Reza shah’ wanted to have a modern and great capital. After the 1979 revolution, this name has been given to the street because it was the main place for rallies. the most symbolic landscape in this street has been the entrance square of Tehran University so far. Tehran University has founded in 1934 in ‘Reza shah’ era. This University has encouraged a great number of bookstores and cafes to be established around itself and has taken apart in forming special social context including intellectuals and cultural, social and political pioneers. Therefor University students have always been a part of every social change, since its foundation and they express their protestation by gathering in front of the main entrance of the universit; (1953,1979,1999, 2009,2018 protests). University of Tehran was at first the symbol of modernization of Iran but over time it has become a symbol of resistance of youth and  intellectuals against governments’ dictatorship
 
File:2 assign-2.jpg|Valiasr Street is the longest north - South road in Tehran which is linking the richest neighborhoods to most deprived one. Formerly known as Pahlavi Road, This Street has been established in 1921 to create a private link between ‘Marmar’ Palace in ‘Kakh’ neighborhood to ‘SaadAbad’ Palace in ‘Shemiran’, after 1941 it has become public street which is mostly known by its plane trees planted every 2 meter. Until 1953 it was known as a recreation area because of good weather and green hills. After establishment of restaurants and clubs along it and the dedication of the adjacent lands to army forces the official, commercial and residential buildings were formed along the street in ‘Mohammadreza Shah’ era and the most important squares were linked by this street. After the revolution the name of the street changed to Valiasr and the street became a place for window shopping and lingering  After 2009 protestation against election results, this street has become a gathering place for social events especially for middle class who are the main residents of adjacent neighborhoods and have the dominant power over this urban space
 
File:2 assign-2.jpg|Valiasr Street is the longest north - South road in Tehran which is linking the richest neighborhoods to most deprived one. Formerly known as Pahlavi Road, This Street has been established in 1921 to create a private link between ‘Marmar’ Palace in ‘Kakh’ neighborhood to ‘SaadAbad’ Palace in ‘Shemiran’, after 1941 it has become public street which is mostly known by its plane trees planted every 2 meter. Until 1953 it was known as a recreation area because of good weather and green hills. After establishment of restaurants and clubs along it and the dedication of the adjacent lands to army forces the official, commercial and residential buildings were formed along the street in ‘Mohammadreza Shah’ era and the most important squares were linked by this street. After the revolution the name of the street changed to Valiasr and the street became a place for window shopping and lingering  After 2009 protestation against election results, this street has become a gathering place for social events especially for middle class who are the main residents of adjacent neighborhoods and have the dominant power over this urban space
File:2 assign-3.jpg|Mohammadreza Shah wanted to establish a �cultural center, known as City Theater, and he wanted it to be in the center of Tehran so he� decided to build it at the conjunction of Valiasr and Enqelab Streets in the garden formerly known as Shahrdari Café. Over time, park has become a third place for artists. So many performances and street� theaters take place in this square, but recently �because of Metro and BRT access to this �conjunction and its central location in Tehran, it has become a more inclusive space which is a place for protests, meetings, social gatherings, civic actions, street vendors, transsexuals, etc.   
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File:2 assign-3.jpg|Mohammadreza Shah wanted to establish a cultural center, known as City Theater, and he wanted it to be in the center of Tehran so he decided to build it at the conjunction of Valiasr and Enqelab Streets in the garden formerly known as Shahrdari Café. Over time, park has become a third place for artists. So many performances and street theaters take place in this square, but recently because of Metro and BRT access to this conjunction and its central location in Tehran, it has become a more inclusive space which is a place for protests, meetings, social gatherings, civic actions, street vendors, transsexuals, etc.   
  
  

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Dear working group members. This is your group page and you will be completing the template gradually as we move through the seminar. Good luck and enjoy your collaboration!

Assignment 1 - Reading and Synthesizing Core Terminology

  • You can read more details about this assignment here
  • Readings are accessible via the resources page

Step 1: Your Landscape Democracy Manifestoes

Step 2: Define your readings

  • Please add your readings selection for the terminology exercise before April 18:

A: Landscape and Democracy


B: Concepts of Participation


C: Community and Identity


D: Designing


E: Communicating a Vision


Steps 3 and 4: Concepts Selection and definition

  • Each group member selects three relevant concepts derived from his/her readings and synthesize them/publish them on the wiki by May 9, 2018
  • Group members reflect within their groups and define their chosen concepts into a shared definition to be posted on the wiki by June 6, 2018.
  • Other group members will be able to comment on the definitions until June 12, 2018
  • Each group will also report on their process to come to a set of shared definitions of key landscape democracy concepts on the wiki documentation until June 20, 2018

Concepts and definitions

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Step 5: Reflection

Step 6: Revised manifestoes

  • please look again at your initial manifestoes and update them with any new aspects/prespectives you have taken up during this seminar

Assignment 2 - Your Landscape Symbols

  • You can read more details about this assignment here

Landscape Symbols Author 1: ...

Landscape Symbols Author 2: Bruna

Landscape Symbols Auther 3: Sara

Landscape Symbols Author 4: ...

Landscape Symbols Author 5: ...

Assignment 3 - Role Play on Landscape Democracy "movers and shakers"

  • You can read more details about this assignment here

Assignment 4 - Your Landscape Democracy Challenge

  • You can read more details about this assignment here
  • Each group member will specify a landscape democracy challenge in his/her environment

Landscape Democracy Challenge 1

Your references:

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Landscape Democracy Challenge 2

Your references:

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Landscape Democracy Challenge 3

Your references:

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Landscape Democracy Challenge 4

Your references:

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Landscape Democracy Challenge 5

Your references:

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Assignment 5 - Your Democratic Change Process

  • You can read more details about this assignment here
  • After documenting and reflecting on your challenges you will continue jointly with one of these challenges and design a democratic change process

Your Democratic Change Process

Reflection

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Conclusion:

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Your references

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