According to the contributions coming from different fields of research—from aesthetics to cognitive science—the paper intends to address the topic of urban transformation within the framework of the concept of “affective space”, which associates the emotions with all stimuli both internal to the agent and within its environment. The central research question will be: what is the influence of the affective sphere on changes that take place in the city and vice versa how much do these changes affect the emotional sphere? By placing subjects at the center of the research, the paper intends to study the relationship between individuals—as well as groups and communities—and urban spaces they inhabit. This can be done by guaranteeing centrality to the pre-reflective emotional impact that spatial situations produce on subjects, where for “spatial situation” it is intended the inclusive description of a specific condition, including both the material articulation of space and its intangible qualities that influence the subject’s emotional sphere.
|Titolo:||Affective spaces in Urban Transformation's Contexts|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2018|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||10.17265/1934-7359/2018.08.003|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|
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