Commoning Policies

INTERVIEWEE: Pilar Finuccio, Marcelo López-Dinardi, and Damon Rich
INTERVIEWER: Valerio Franzone 
ISSUE: #03 | New Rules for School
PUBLISHED: June 24, 2024
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A conversation with Pilar Finuccio of the Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP), Damon Rich of HECTOR urban design, and university professor Marcelo López-Dinardi on urban pedagogy, commoning practices, and the built environment.
Urban pedagogy, participatory processes, commons, and commoning practices allow citizens to participate in decision-making to shape and manage the built environment and city policies — the res publica. These participatory tools build a communal social infrastructure that empowers individuals and communities, but how do they change the role of the architect?