Argomentazioni per un’urbanistica spirituale


  • Julio Bermudez Catholic University of America School Architecture


Parole chiave:

Spiritualità, Crisi, Scienza, Religione, Ipotesi


L’ambiente costruito può e deve essere utilizzato per affrontare gli straordinari problemi che affliggono la civiltà contemporanea. Questa ipotesi segue una logica su quattro livelli. In primo luogo, l’umanità si trova ad affrontare una crisi senza precedenti in termini di velocità e di scala. In secondo luogo, una risposta seria richiede una visione del mondo secondo ed accrescendo la spiritualità. In terzo luogo, i credi tradizionali non riescono a causare il necessario trasporto spirituale alla velocità o al livello necessario. Pratiche spirituali più fervide e di successo ricavate dalle religioni e validate scientificamente hanno maggiori possibilità di ampia diffusione e quindi d’impatto. In quarto luogo, l’ambiente costruito è ben configurato per indurre e rafforzare alcune di queste “nuove” pratiche spirituali dato (1) il suo ruolo conformante in questioni culturali; (2) l’umanità come fenomeno urbano, e (3) l’enorme crescita della popolazione del prossimo mezzo secolo.

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Come citare

Bermudez, J. (2016). Argomentazioni per un’urbanistica spirituale. IN_BO. Ricerche E Progetti Per Il Territorio, La Città E l’architettura, 7(9), 104–115.