Article 01.031

Thursday 19, October 2017

Article 01, paisea 031. Global revolution and Public space 4.0 | Paisaje transversal

“We define public space as the context of our social life, in which something like public opinion can be built.” Jürgen Habermas

The plaza (public square), the highest expression of the public space, was conceived in origin as a political space of social relations and exchange. However, if we look at the historical evolution of the plaza, we can see that this original utility is being lost, resulting in a simple space dedicated to transit and consumption. With their classical roots, the Greek agora and the Roman forum were conceived as deliberative and autonomous areas, aimed at the democratic construction of the city (polis) and the state through the active participation of citizens in decision-making .

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