Conclusions: Life and Death of ‘14 Strength’ and Agenda for the Next Landscape

  • Roberto PasiniEmail author
Part of the The Urban Book Series book series (UBS)


This chapter collects the conclusions of the book and traces a brief agenda for future research work towards an entendement of the contemporary continuum, referred to as the Next Landscape. The text illustrates three main objectives marked in the agenda: the formation of a symbiotic vision, contaminating the technocratic regime governing today’s physical and intellectual production with a non-positivistic, non-systematic exploration; the determination of a set of novel attributes to analyze, evaluate, and compare the contemporary condition of the expanded citizenship and its varying contexts; the acknowledgement and implementation of a novel platform for the democratic interaction in the ‘post-urban cityness’; the under-arching of the spatial platform with a reformulated territorial mythology, to endow the expanded dwelling space with a new sense. The text deals with the notions of residence, monuments, urban and territorial grid, and comes to the idea of a network of interlaced ‘neo-monuments’. A few final considerations of more general, philosophical nature close the chapter and open perspectives for future work.


Agenda Next landscape Novel urbanity Post-urban cityness Soconusco Tokyo Montreal Marseille Pseudo-urban Neo-monuments 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departamento de ArquitecturaUniversidad de MonterreySan Pedro Garza GarcíaMexico

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