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Chronique d’une métamorphose urbaine (le cas de la Petite Ceinture de Paris) : mise en partition des micro-résonances pour une écologie de l’hypersensible

Vanessa Stassi 1 
1 CRESSON - Centre de recherche sur l'espace sonore et l'environnement urbain
AAU - Ambiances, Architectures, Urbanités : UMR 1563
Abstract : This thesis is the observation of the emergence of development approaches that claim more immersive, collective, process-based approaches and methods calling on "sensitive" matter in the field of architecture and town planning. These forms of experimental process are increasingly supported by institutions to respond to unmet urban needs and complex issues (political, social, ecological) emanating from the continual changes in our current societies. Since the 1990s, artists, architects, town planners, landscapers, etc. advocate a "right to experimentation" which questions in depth the degrees of involvement and role of the different actors in the production and metamorphosis of our living environments. This generates new disciplinary and professional coexistences. These ways of doing things "together" and doing "with what is already there" recognize the expertise of user-residents as predominant. We are talking about an attitude that questions in depth the norms, knowledge, knowledge, representations and collective actions. In this sense, new methodological devices often borrowed from the social sciences are emerging within urban research. Thus, this thesis places us in a form of "embedded" research carried out within a process at work concerning the transformation and opening to the public of the territory of the Little Belt of Paris (process of a large open construction site). 2015-2020 collective). A former railway line surrounding Paris, the Petite Ceinture has since its gradual silence been a territory of all kinds of covetousness, experiments, debates and unusual initiatives. Participatory observation methods and "hybrid" involvement have revealed the existence of operational "micro-resonances" (characteristics, typologies, potentialities). Affective, bodily, and social infra-relationships that individuals maintain with surrounding environments. These "micro-resonances" arise thanks to fine listening work in situ and polyphonic reproduction. This opens up new perspectives on the ways of conceiving by the sensitive matter by producing a powerful affective energy which gives rise to shared values. These micro-relationships show by their partitioning levers capable of working together in favor of an ecology of the "hypersensitive".
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Vanessa Stassi. Chronique d’une métamorphose urbaine (le cas de la Petite Ceinture de Paris) : mise en partition des micro-résonances pour une écologie de l’hypersensible. Architecture, aménagement de l'espace. Université Grenoble Alpes [2020-..], 2022. Français. ⟨NNT : 2022GRALH003⟩. ⟨tel-03656599⟩



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