Identity In Urban Planning

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Today the architects carry the responsibility for the designs of the cities. Even persons with an ordinary life tend and accept the common observation that our cities are inserted to a stage that their identity is getting trespass by the obsession of financial wealth. But what is the worst of all because of that the given identities are totally out of consideration of the local communities that are dramatically affected by the irresponsibility of those so called urban planners. This assignment is aim to show how important is to design and produce an identity that will also give back to the cities. As well as to show how designs will help locals to have a better life. The historic values are playing a really important role in architecture.…show more content…
The cities as there are by their self are forming a direct connection with the memories that the locals have form over time. As a result that is pointing towards the result that the places that are so called cities are collective memories. This is because anything physical as an artifact an object or even a place since memory is directly connected to them. Generalizing if we want to define what collective is we have to describe it as a group of individual joined together as one piece. It cannot be understood the meaning of the “collective memory " in terms of architecture without concluding to the resold that city memories are chained with architecture. Literally that refers to the theory of permanence, the history and the locus. Rossi in his book The Architecture of the City supported the "theory of permanence" that it was published first by the Lavedan and Poete during 1926. During the process of time a manmade object created and called city. With a few words this is what describe the argument about the theory of the permanence. ” One must remember that the difference between the past and the future from the point of view of the theory of knowledge , in large measure reflects the fact that the past is partly being experienced now , and this may be the meaning to give permanence : they are a past that we are still experiencing.”(…show more content…
From the moment that any individual perceive the necessity that the monument have to give back to the city and not standing steel as a sculpture, that person start leaving from the field of art and tilting more over the architecture. As a result anyone understand that collective memory in a space in some occasions is incomplete just by the architecture but the art by itself it will never be more important than
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