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=== Landscape Democracy Challenge 1 ===
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=== Landscape Democracy Challenge 1: Amsal Mešić ===
<gallery caption="Give a title to your challenge" widths="150px" heights="150px" perrow="7">
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Image:yourname_challenge_1.jpg|caption: why did you select this case?
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<gallery caption="Fading of a Landscape" widths="150px" heights="150px" perrow="7">
Image:yourname_challenge_2.jpg|caption: what is the issue/conflict (1)
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Image:Počitelj, historical town in Bosnia-Herzegovina.jpg|The historic urban site of Počitelj is a national monument of Bosnia and Herzegovina and is included in the tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage sites. Along with the surrounding countryside featuring vegetable gardens and orchards, Počitelj forms a unique landscape.
Image:yourname_challenge_3.jpg|caption: what is the issue/conflict (2)
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Image:Amsal challenge 2.jpg|The essence of Počitelj as a landscape of national (and possibly global) value is human activity. With Počitelj following the increasing trend of emigration from Bosnia and Herzegovina, the threat of desertification looms. Its stone walls and cobblestone streets are in danger of being swallowed by ivy, as its gardens already have been.
Image:yourname_challenge_4.jpg|caption: who are the actors?
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Image:Amsal challenge 3.PNG|Unplanned construction is putting Počitelj's valued historic character in jeopardy. Due to poor relations between the municipal authorities and the inhabitants of Počitelj, the proposed regulations have been vetoed. Tourism opportunities entice the otherwise reluctant and rapidly aging population to remain in Počitelj, but both depend on proper regulations and support from the authorities.
Image:yourname_challenge_5.jpg|caption: UN's Sustainable Development Goal?
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Image:Amsal challenge 4.jpg|Meeting the needs of the local population is vital for the preservation of Počitelj. That necessitates reasonable cooperation between the local authorities and the inhabitants.
Image:yourname_challenge_6.jpg|caption: UN's Sustainable Development Goal?
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Image:Amsal challenge 5.PNG|Achieving UN's Sustainable Development Goal 8 is crucial, as people need jobs to stay and maintain the landscape.
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Image:Amsal challenge 6.PNG|UN's Sustainable Development Goal 9 is important because there must be room for reasonable development even within a historical landscape.
 
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*Maglajlija, Vedrana (2016): ''[http://balkans.aljazeera.net/vijesti/pocitelj-zaboravljeno-blago-u-dolini-neretve Počitelj - zaboravljeno blago u dolini Neretve]'', Al Jazeera Balkans
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=== Landscape Democracy Challenge 2: Patrizia Eben ===
 
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=== Landscape Democracy Challenge 4 ===
 
=== Landscape Democracy Challenge 4 ===
<gallery caption="Fading of a Landscape" widths="150px" heights="150px" perrow="7">
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<gallery caption="Give a title to your challenge" widths="150px" heights="150px" perrow="7">
Image:Počitelj, historical town in Bosnia-Herzegovina.jpg|The historic urban site of Počitelj is a national monument of Bosnia and Herzegovina and is included in the tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage sites. Along with the surrounding countryside featuring vegetable gardens and orchards, Počitelj forms a unique landscape.
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Image:yourname_challenge_1.jpg|caption: why did you select this case?
Image:Amsal challenge 2.jpg|The essence of Počitelj as a landscape of national (and possibly global) value is human activity. With Počitelj following the increasing trend of emigration from Bosnia and Herzegovina, the threat of desertification looms. Its stone walls and cobblestone streets are in danger of being swallowed by ivy, as its gardens already have been.
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Image:yourname_challenge_2.jpg|caption: what is the issue/conflict (1)
Image:Amsal challenge 3.PNG|Unplanned construction is putting Počitelj's valued historic character in jeopardy. Due to poor relations between the municipal authorities and the inhabitants of Počitelj, the proposed regulations have been vetoed. Tourism opportunities entice the otherwise reluctant and rapidly aging population to remain in Počitelj, but both depend on proper regulations and support from the authorities.
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Image:yourname_challenge_3.jpg|caption: what is the issue/conflict (2)
Image:Amsal challenge 4.jpg|Meeting the needs of the local population is vital for the preservation of Počitelj. That necessitates reasonable cooperation between the local authorities and the inhabitants.
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Image:yourname_challenge_4.jpg|caption: who are the actors?
Image:Amsal challenge 5.PNG|Achieving UN's Sustainable Development Goal 8 is crucial, as people need jobs to stay and maintain the landscape.
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Image:yourname_challenge_5.jpg|caption: UN's Sustainable Development Goal?
Image:Amsal challenge 6.PNG|UN's Sustainable Development Goal 9 is important because there must be room for reasonable development even within a historical landscape.
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Image:yourname_challenge_6.jpg|caption: UN's Sustainable Development Goal?
 
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'''Your references:'''
 
'''Your references:'''
*Maglajlija, Vedrana (2016): ''[http://balkans.aljazeera.net/vijesti/pocitelj-zaboravljeno-blago-u-dolini-neretve Počitelj - zaboravljeno blago u dolini Neretve]'', Al Jazeera Balkans
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=== Landscape Democracy Challenge 5 ===
 
=== Landscape Democracy Challenge 5 ===
 
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Revision as of 20:34, 22 May 2018

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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

Mehrnoosh Rahimian: The Right to the City: David, Harvey (2003)

Ahmed Abdelhafaz: Evaluating Community Design, Landscape Journal, Hester, Randolph (2012)

Amsal Mešić: Day, Christopher (2002): Consensus Design, Architectural Press

C: Community and Identity

Patrizia Eben: URBACT programme, The European Territorial Cooperation programme aiming to foster sustainable integrated urban development across Europe

Mehrnoosh Rahimian: Cinematic Landscapes by Welk Von Mossner, Alexa (2014).

D: Designing

Amsal Mešić: Smith, Nicola Dawn (2012): Design Charrette: A Vehicle for Consultation or Collaboration
Hester, Randolph: Democratic Drawing - Techniques for Participatory Design

Mehrnoosh Rahimian: Pritzker Prize winning architect Alejandro Aravena on sustainable design and community involvement in Chile

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

Author 1: Amsal Mešić

  • Day, Christopher (2002): Consensus Design, Architectural Press: In a proper democracy, discussion should be valued more than mere voting. When several options are presented, mere voting can often lead to the dissatisfaction of the majority. Discussion, on the other hand, leads to a consensus on which design would suit everyone's needs and desires or at least it can produce a viable compromise.
  • Smith, Nicola Dawn (2012): Design Charrette: A Vehicle for Consultation or Collaboration: The design charrette encompasses tools used in the early phases of the design process, whereby main stakeholders are encouraged to work together with the designer. This ensures that the design process is quicker and more interactive.
  • Hester, Randolph: Democratic Drawing - Techniques for Participatory Design: Painting, collage, sketching, collage and other creative methods are used express ideas and thoughts. Drawing is an attempt add value to the space in the eyes of the people. This makes collaboration very important.

Author 2: Patrizia Eben (URBACT)

  • involving inhabitants & relevant key stakeholders in the development of local policies
  • sharing knowledge with other European cities working on the same problems (transnational exchange)
  • developing sustainable solutions that integrate economic, social and environmental urban topics

Reference: http://urbact.eu/

Author 3: Ahmed Abdelhafaz

  • Legitimacy: The participatory process for community development and the social considerations by Democratic Process- Community Considerations - Environmental Justice and Learning Opportunities, Reference: Evaluating Community Design, Landscape Journal, Hester, Randolph (2012)
  • The scored awareness: a common language among participants that learn their feelings, not intellectualize them by resources (R), valuation (V), and performance (P) process, Reference: Evaluating Community Design, Landscape Journal, Hester, Randolph (2012)
  • Consensus: Extensive ‘listening’ and ‘collective goals setting to lead to creative consensus, Reference: Evaluating Community Design, Landscape Journal, Hester, Randolph (2012)

Author 4: Mehrnoosh Rahimian

  • Finding the Right Question: Participatory design process is not really a way for finding solutions about problems. It is a manner to identify what is the right challenge and question. To design a space well, the main step is identifying needs of people through asking it from themselves and it means participatory design process (Pritzker Prize winning architect Alejandro Aravena on sustainable design and community involvement in Chile).
  • Landscape as a setting of the life whether in the real world or even in fiction films; The landscape plays an active role not only in our lives but also in the filmic narratives. In the other words, the stories of the narrative heroes take place in the cinematic landscapes as same as our lives that depends on the landscapes (Cinematic Landscapes by Welk Von Mossner, Alexa,2014).
  • To achieve democratic control on urbanization; It calls "The Right to the City". the right to the city is far more than a right of individual access to the resources that the city embodies: it is a right to change ourselves by changing the city more after our heart's desire (The Right to the City: David, Harvey,2003).

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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: Amsal Mešić

Landscape Symbols Author 2: Patrizia Eben

Landscape Symbols Auther 3: Ahmed Abdelhafaz

Landscape Symbols Author 4: Mehrnoosh Rahimian

Landscape Symbols Author 5: Oumeima Lajnef

Landscape Symbols Author 6: ...

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
  • Each Landscape Democracy Challenge should be linked to two or three of UN's 17 sustainable development Goals

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Landscape Democracy Challenge 1: Amsal Mešić

Your references:

Landscape Democracy Challenge 2: Patrizia Eben

References:



Landscape Democracy Challenge 3: Ahmed Abdelhafaz

Your references:

Landscape Democracy Challenge 4

Your references:

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Landscape Democracy Challenge 5

Your references:

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Landscape Democracy Challenge 6: Lubna Mansour

Your references:

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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