Living in Rosengård
the potential of public spaces
    in a liminal community

                     by roberto OVALLE / Be...
1   An introduction to the place
2   The human element
3   The architectural aspect
4   Epilogue
Malmö
                              Öresund
            Kastrup
   Copenhagen
                                            ...
mme
                  Pr ogra
              n
      Mi llio
The




                                Modernism
Is this the future?
Meet the Rosengårders
60%   born abroad +   26%   born in Sweden to foreign parents
ultra-radical islamists
                                             isolation
                           a strong culture...
A city within a city.
High unemployment.
Inability to speak Swedish at a functional level.
Low scholarity.
Lack of a permanent population.
Socia...
The consequences of public space   d i l u t i n g.
A walk in the neighborhood.
1 Weakening the
social experience
2 Rationalizing randomness   monofunctional spaces
3
  Affecting the
    way people
experience their
     community
4 Cu
     rtai
          ling
               indi
                    vidu
                         al s
                 ...
5 Restricting the group experience




                                     The largest crowd in Rosengård.
Intentions.
Conceptual goals




1. To enhance the social character of the public space through   openness    and   democracy.


2. To...
A space where the lines
of flight become evident.
A new background.
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  1. 1. Living in Rosengård the potential of public spaces in a liminal community by roberto OVALLE / Bergen Arkitekt Skole / 11 March 2010
  2. 2. 1 An introduction to the place 2 The human element 3 The architectural aspect 4 Epilogue
  3. 3. Malmö Öresund Kastrup Copenhagen Stockholm Europe Malmö Chile Iraq Bosnia Denmark Lebanon Ethiopia Yugoslavia Afghanistan El Salvador Poland Somalia
  4. 4. mme Pr ogra n Mi llio The Modernism
  5. 5. Is this the future?
  6. 6. Meet the Rosengårders 60% born abroad + 26% born in Sweden to foreign parents
  7. 7. ultra-radical islamists isolation a strong culture of threats women subject to physical and psychological harassment religious extremism thought police child marriage young people isolate themselves from society source: the Center for Asymmetric Threat Studies at the Swedish National Defence College
  8. 8. A city within a city.
  9. 9. High unemployment. Inability to speak Swedish at a functional level. Low scholarity. Lack of a permanent population. Social isolation. A very young population. The Human Layer The Spatial Layer Sports. Playgrounds. Paths. Open fields. The experience layer
  10. 10. The consequences of public space d i l u t i n g.
  11. 11. A walk in the neighborhood.
  12. 12. 1 Weakening the social experience
  13. 13. 2 Rationalizing randomness monofunctional spaces
  14. 14. 3 Affecting the way people experience their community
  15. 15. 4 Cu rtai ling indi vidu al s elf expr essi on
  16. 16. 5 Restricting the group experience The largest crowd in Rosengård.
  17. 17. Intentions.
  18. 18. Conceptual goals 1. To enhance the social character of the public space through openness and democracy. 2. To increase the cultural diversity in the public space through inclusive and participative design, focused on teenagers and young adults, the most vulnerable groups. 3. To reinforce thesense of community by generating a space in which local inhabitants can develop attachment and belonging to their context. 4. To facilitate self expression, which is key in the generation of a local identity. 5. To emphasize the collective aspect of social life and promote involvement in community life.
  19. 19. A space where the lines of flight become evident.
  20. 20. A new background.

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