Urban Songlines as Mediator: An analysis of the ´The Urban Songline Book´ as a mediating tool for mapping the experienced space in the social housing neighborhood, Skovparken /Skovvejen

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The aim of this paper is to present an investigation of the method The Urban Songlines Book and how it works as a mediator for mapping the experienced space.
The method contains a combination of aerial maps, photographs, and interviews as a way to understand the respondent´s use, relations and experiences of their neighborhood and the city. Through a presentation of the origin of the method, a description of the conducted study, and an analysis of the process in relation to theories about participatory design, social design, ANT and architectural sociology, the paper reveals how this method empowers the illumination of the relationship between the social and the physical space. It also shows that the method is both times consuming and demanding.
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StatusUdgivet - 24 nov. 2016

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