Transdisciplinary thinking for conceptualising borders and boundaries

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Abstract

The chapters included in this section invite reflections and pave the road for discussing various notions of borders and boundaries as they manifest in architecture, urbanism, and the overall built environment of contemporary societies. In essence, they address key issues present themselves as manifestations of borders and boundaries as debated in the five chapters. They range from separation and conflict to formal and informal built environments and from continuity and fragmentation to evolution and transformations. The complexity of the issues raised in the chapters requires framing through transdisciplinary frameworks that aim to cross the boundaries of disciplines while blurring the physical and conceptual borders of these issues. Such a framing can be captured through two frameworks (Salama, 2019). The first deals with the conception and production of space and the second aims to understand housing patterns, typologies and choices from the perspective of contemporary lifestyles.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Dialectics of Urban and Architectural Boundaries in the Middle East and the Mediterranean
EditorsSuzan Girginkaya Akdağ, Mine Dinçer, Meltem Vatan, Ümran Topçu, İrem Maro Kırış
Place of PublicationCham, Switzerland
PublisherSpringer Nature Switzerland AG
Pages1-8
Number of pages8
Edition1st edition
ISBN (Electronic)9783030718077
ISBN (Print)9783030718060
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 25 Apr 2021

Publication series

NameThe Urban Book Series
PublisherSpringer Nature Switzerland AG
ISSN (Print)2365-757X
ISSN (Electronic)2365-757X

Keywords

  • transdisciplinarity
  • production of space
  • Henri Lefebvre
  • housing patterns
  • lifestyles
  • borders
  • boundaries
  • urbanism

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