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Architectural features and social changes in gentrifying Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin
Journal Title: TERRITORIO 
Author/s: Federica Amoruso 
Year:  2015 Issue: 73 Language: English 
Pages:  9 Pg. 14-22 FullText PDF:  276 KB
DOI:  10.3280/TR2015-073003
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Il dibattito accademico sulla gentrification si è principalmente interessato degli aspetti socioeconomici del fenomeno. Ma come si trasforma lo spazio e l’estetica del quartiere all’arrivo di un nuovo gruppo sociale? Il contributo di questo testo è quello di analizzare i cambiamenti sociali in relazione alle trasformazioni del costruito nel quartiere e di dimostrare che l’omogeneità dei gentrifiers si riflette sugli aspetti architettonici ed estetici, causando omogeneità spaziale ed estetica. Questa lettura del processo di gentrification viene applicata sul quartiere di Prenzlauer Berg, a Berlino, e intende approfondire il fenomeno di displacement dei gruppi squatters dovuto al processo di gentrification
Keywords: Gentrification; architettura; Berlino

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Federica Amoruso, in "TERRITORIO" 73/2015, pp. 14-22, DOI:10.3280/TR2015-073003

   

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