Itwassaidbeforethatpeople are Rosengård’sbiggestasset. Whenthey come toSwedentheybringtheircustoms, traditions, knowledge, cuisine, crafts, oral traditions, storytelling, sewing, painting, singing, dances, poetry, history, abilities, skills, and manyotherqualities, whichcouldbeputtowork. ThisUrban-lifecorridorcould host theseactivities, and many more. Thiswouldgivetheresidents of Rosengård a wayto share theirskillswithSwedishpeople as well as othermigrants;itcouldpotentiallygivethem a waytogeneratesomeincome, and mostimportantly:itwouldaddvaluetowhothesepeople are and whatthey do. Butthere’s more…
Agricultureisalso a cultural activity. Themastering of primitiveagriculturaltechniquesabout 8.000 yearsagoallowedforthesedentarization of thehumanrace. And as wesaw, environmental and social concernsoftengohand-in-hand. Therefore, anyattempt at proposing new functions in a spaceshouldactivelyinclude natural forces as well. What’snext? Borrowing the from DoinaPetrescu, I want to explore the possibility of introducing NEW FUNCTIONS to an old space (a BACKGROUND of sorts) with the intentions of causing new, previously unexpected consequences beyond my initial thoughts. By providing people with the possibility to be useful, I pretend to create urban life.