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Image:Emam-hossein.jpg|caption: why did you select this case?Imam-Husein Square was one of the oldest traditional and commercial districts in the capital, the important reason why I chose this area is that renovation of this square is one the few urban projects that are done in Tehran, and unfortnately completely unsuccessful.  
 
Image:Emam-hossein.jpg|caption: why did you select this case?Imam-Husein Square was one of the oldest traditional and commercial districts in the capital, the important reason why I chose this area is that renovation of this square is one the few urban projects that are done in Tehran, and unfortnately completely unsuccessful.  
 
Image:2278701.jpg|caption: what is the issue/conflict (1)the most significant issue here is the brutal image of this new space, which is made of some huge iron structures and is totally incompatible with the soul of the place. moreover, it has produced a detached and discontinuous edge that does not cover the space.  
 
Image:2278701.jpg|caption: what is the issue/conflict (1)the most significant issue here is the brutal image of this new space, which is made of some huge iron structures and is totally incompatible with the soul of the place. moreover, it has produced a detached and discontinuous edge that does not cover the space.  
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Image:313207 511.jpg|caption: what is the issue/conflict (2)as you see in the picture, there is an underpass behind the square. traffic problems seem to be solved here, but a lot of homeless people spend the night in the outlying places which are the products of this unappealing design. all the small shops and retails disappeared, and despite of religious ambiance of the place, prostitutes stand there at night and seek for their opportunities.
 
Image:yourname_challenge_4.jpg|caption: who are the actors?
 
Image:yourname_challenge_4.jpg|caption: who are the actors?
 
Image:yourname_challenge_5.jpg|caption: UN's Sustainable Development Goal?
 
Image:yourname_challenge_5.jpg|caption: UN's Sustainable Development Goal?

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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

Sanja - The New Urban Agenda Quito Declaration on Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements for All, UN resolution from December 2016

B: Concepts of Participation

Sarah - Day, Christopher: Consensus Design

Sanja - Sanoff, Henry (2014): Multiple Views of Participatory Design, Focus

C: Community and Identity

Sarah - Spirn, Anne: Restoring Mill Creek

Giulia - Nassauer, Joan Iverson (1995): Culture and Changing Landscape Structure, Landscape Ecology, vol. 10 no. 4.

D: Designing

Giulia - Hester, Randolph (2006): Design for Ecological Democracy - Everyday Future, The MIT Press

Sarah - Hester, Randolph: Democratic Drawing - Techniques for Participatory Design

E: Communicating a Vision

Giulia - 'Reading the Landscape' by Simon Bell, EMU Tartu

farzaneh - Olwig, Kenneth R. (1996): "Recovering the Substantive Nature of Landscape" In: Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 86 (4), pp. 630-653. Cambridge/Oxford: Blackwell Publishers.

farzaneh - Welk Von Mossner, Alexa (2014): Cinematic Landscapes, In: Topos, No. 88, 2014.

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: ...

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Author 2: Sarah Jankowski

  • CONCEPT 1: "Socially inclusive process - Consensus vs. democracy": It is the concept about everybody participating at a planning process or desicion. Everybody comes to the same opinion in the end without an arising minority (Day, Christofer: Consensus Design).
  • CONCEPT 2: "Environmental Justice and City Planning and Design": The concept of landscape literacy invites inhabitants of the Mill Creek getting literate (landscape literacy). That means they have to study their history, experience and culture. After that they start to recognize the problems in their environment (Spirn, Anne: Restoring Mill Creek).
  • CONCEPT 3: "Techniques for Participatory Design": The aim is to create places with people by visualizing, communicating and designing by 5 special methods. These are representing the people, exchanging professional knowledge, coauthoring design, empowering people to represent themselves and visualizing deep values (Hester, Randolph: Democratic Drawing).

Author 3: ...

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Author 5: Giulia LANDSCAPE AT HUMAN SCALE

  • AESTHETIC: considering the feedback loop between culture and landscape, the landscape can be changed according to aesthetic qualities that guides human behavior
  • EXPERIENCE: it is essential to know what are people habits and what really inhabitants care about, also carefully inspired by the on-site signs
  • NEEDS: change is possible only after researching and understanding what are the basic needs of the people

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: Sanja Budinski

Landscape Symbols Author 2: Sarah Jankowski

Landscape Symbols Author 3: farzaneh Rezabeigy Sani

Landscape Symbols Author 5: Giulia Chiussi

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

  • You can read more details about this assignment here

Giulia: James Rojas (place-it)

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


Landscape Democracy challenge Sanja

Your references:

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Landscape Democracy challenge Sarah

Your references:

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Landscape Democracy challenge Farzaneh

Your references:

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Landscape Democracy Challenge 5_Giulia

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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Conclusion:

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Your references

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