Urban strategies for the reactivation of public space in the central area of Cuenca, Ecuador
Keywords:Urban strategies, public spaces, green areas, strategic guidelines, urban furniture
Urbanism in cities has consolidated a means of accelerated real estate development that does not have enough development of public spaces that go unnoticed by most users, a similar case is visualized in the Central Helmet of Cuenca where crime and the characteristics of the design of furniture in public space give way to being abandoned and that they are dangerous steps for users. Several strategies can be used to reactivate public spaces, including Encouraging community participation, creating a sense of ownership, improving pedestrian accessibility, creating a sense of security, place relevance, encouraging active transportation, and improving the green areas used. Through the study of the territory by components, the integral diagnosis is proposed to obtain new urban strategies for the design of public spaces. The general objective of the project is the creation of strategic guidelines that contribute to the reactivation of public space. In conclusion, it is obtained that the application of strategies guided to the accessibility, safety, and relevance of the place would generate growth in the use of public spaces for their reactivation in 86% of the users surveyed.
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