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The Urban Shopping Centre as a powerful artefact capable of creating important collective spaces

Author
dos Santos Ferreira da Fonseca, P.; Roca, E.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Lusofona Journal of Architecture and Education
Date of publication
2013
Number
8-9
First page
711
Last page
729
URL
http://revistas.ulusofona.pt/index.php/revlae/issue/view/635 Open in new window
Abstract
In the last decades, the obsolescence of major equipment (oldest bullrings, railway stations, military facilities, old hospitals, unused factories, etc.) and the existence of urban voids in most European cities (generally old peripheral areas which have transformed into interstitial areas without a particular use) has created exceptional conditions for the emergence of a new urban typologies in central cities, namely retail areas, usually known as Urban Shopping Centres. At the same time, the ph...
Keywords
Degrees of Freedom, Forms of appropriaton., Shopping Centres, Types of Collective Spaces
Group of research
GRU - Urbanism Research Group

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