[-empyre-] "Urban resilience"

Dante-Gabryell Monson dante.monson at gmail.com
Mon Mar 5 02:49:47 EST 2012

I 'like' the subject of this thread.

Ethel , and all,

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On Sat, Mar 3, 2012 at 8:56 PM, Ethel Baraona Pohl
<ethel.baraona at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hello everybody at empyre,
> I'm Ethel Baraona Pohl, architect, researcher and publisher living in
> Spain, where the current sociopolitical and economic situation is driving
> architects to focus again in concepts like "resilience", as Ana pointed two
> days ago when she introduced the topic of March. I want to go further and
> use a quote by François Roche <http://www.anycorp.com/log_submissions.php> to
> discuss the urban relationship between the terms "resilience" and
> "resistance":
> *"The stuttering between Resilience (recognition of vitalism as a force
>> of life and innovation) and Resistance ("Creating is resisting") will be
>> the goal . . . 1+1=?"*
> Is resistance a new way of resilience? If we understand the city as the
> scenario for resistance, movements like the Arab Spring and Occupying Wall
> Street can be understood as the urban capacity to respond to perturbation.
> Going deeper, I want to discuss here which are the similarities and
> differences between this two concepts.
> Looking forward to hear your thoughts and comments!
> ---
> Ethel Baraona Pohl | dpr-barcelona <http://www.dpr-barcelona.com/>
> twitter @ethel_baraona <https://twitter.com/ethel_baraona> | about.me<http://about.me/ethel_baraona>
> ethel.baraona at gmail.com
> (+34) 626 048 684
> *Before you print think about the environment*
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