2021 CAT A - Expressions of urban biodiversity in latence

The 1972 Meadows Report on Limits to Growth highlights the major damage to the planet caused by overconsumption of our resources. One of the resources where designers (architecture, landscape architect, urban planner) are professionals is space. In this resource, the question of the place of urban biodiversity and our relationship with it is one of the major challenges of our current society.
My project follows the logic of research through the project, of which my questions are as follows: What spaces should be to transform in favour for a symbiotic urban biodiversity in Seine-Saint-Denis?

My project takes place in three stages, from exploring the territory, imagining landscape transition scenarios and how to activate them. First, it is the “design by wild” where the abandoned space is transformed into wood. Second scenario propose a “design by bioremediation”, the site metamorphoses into a new semi-natural open space for the inhabitants. The last, “design by inhabitants” is an open space for citizens who have the possibility to cultivate and to garden inside wagons planted bins.

My choice has been a hybrid to find a symbiosis between the different future. these symbiotic spaces of urban biodiversity cannot be optimal without all these interventions. It can be a proof that the urban biodiversity takes a part of urbanity of the city. The future fabric of urban spaces could be supported by these symbiotic spaces of urban biodiversity which is a sustainable link between naturel genius and human genius.

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