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Walking the city: social interactions in learning through the urban environment

Author
Aquilue, I.; De Mendonça Espinheira, R.; Roca, E.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
1st HEIRRI Conference Teaching Responsible Research and Innovation at University
Date of publication
2016
Presentation's date
2016-03-18
Book of congress proceedings
1st HEIRRI Conference. Teaching Responsible Research and Innovation at University.
First page
49
Last page
49
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/88251 Open in new window
URL
https://issuu.com/heirriproject/docs/heirri_book_of_abstracts_print Open in new window
Abstract
The inclusion and the updating of the anthropological and urban studies carried out by Kevin Lynch and Jane Jacobs in the sixties has facilitated the project Walking the City, which aims to promote the active perception and the profound assimilation of urban experiences in the field of teaching urbanism. The city is perceived through critical eyes, dynamic explanations and on-site debates to discover the added value of urban environments that usually remains hidden. This research and teaching pr...
Citation
Aquilue, I., De Mendonça Espinheira, R., Roca, E. Walking the city: social interactions in learning through the urban environment. A: Higher Education Institutions & Responsible Research and Innovation. "1st HEIRRI Conference. Teaching Responsible Research and Innovation at University.". Barcelona: 2016, p. 49.
Keywords
Teaching urbanism, changing cities., social agents, urban culture, urban morphology
Group of research
ADR&M - Architectural, Design: Representation and Modelling
GRU - Urbanism Research Group

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