Temporal Sections Conceptual Tool: Articulating Space and Time in Representing Urban Ambiances

Noha Gamal Said, L. Lescop, A. Kępczyńska-Walczak
2019 SHS Web of Conferences  
This article aims to present a new methodological protocol and a representation tool that articulates both space and time in understanding urban ambiances: temporal sections. The elaboration of this conceptual tool is based on a theoretical background dealing with the palimpsest of urban ambiances. The urban palimpsest is a metaphor underlying the dynamic of the formation process of the territory resulting from a temporal, spatial and social stratification that manifests in the lived
more » ... he lived experience. Combining urban transect, a geographical tool, and stratigraphy, a geological one, temporal sections represent the sensory experience as a palimpsest that integrates the different pasts and projects on the future. This tool provides a very specific way of immersion and opens new realm in constructing a storytelling; it proposes a rereading and writing the ambiance in depth.
doi:10.1051/shsconf/20196401014 fatcat:mci5gzsi7jgcnjkaimqauwenoe