[automatically translated] Public spaces represent a benefit for the community, especially in those urban contexts "informal" physical manifestation of the primordial need of housing. The extraordinary and recent urban and social regeneration conquered by the Colombian cities of Bogota and Medellin, is an outstanding example of innovative policies and design strategies, a result of joint actions of politicians, professionals and citizens, that base their roots on the recognition of the social role and urban public space, element restructuring the urban and human tissue. The design of new public spaces in the most fragile urban environments, more marginal and abandoned the city, may trigger an urban and social renewal, offer sustainable life scenarios and ensure the right to the city.
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|