Lefebvre's Appropriation Of A City

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Lefebvre argued that the city is the suitable place to display work of art through an appropriation of the people and challenging the dominant system and political arrangements. However, it should not be forgotten that the urban environment is directly affected by state planning. As Lefebvre argued that the state is actively involved in housing construction, new towns, or the so-called urbanisation which is part of both ideology and considered as rational practice of the state In urban, the relation of production ( the sum total of social relationships that people must to produce and reproduce their means of life) was equally modified in reality although it is not able to transform them. The productive forces do not merely operate within space but on space, and space equally constrains them. As Lefebvre…show more content…
Similarly like Heidegger, Lefebvre suggested a distinction between the domination and appropriation of nature, with domination leading to destruction. This conflict takes place in space and space is not just discovered by humans and occupied, but in the process, it is transformed. As mentioned above that nature is challenged by this domination. Urbanization makes not different from the aspect of this large extension. Space is not just the place of conflict, but an object of the struggle itself. Lefebvre on building upon Heidegger 's philosophical critique is exceptionally powerful in looking at the relation between politics and space, especially in relation to modern capitalism. He does this through an analysis of the production of space. The bringing of a Marxist concept, with all the political issues that implies, is tremendously important in understanding. Lefebvre 's indebted his emphasis of space to Heidegger and that his work on the Production of Space should be read between Marx and

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