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Rhythmes urbains et la vie quotidienne: figures de Busan

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Translated title of the contributionUrban rhythms and everyday life : Busan figures
Journal publication date05/2013
JournalSocietes. Revue des Sciences Humaines et Sociales
Number of pages9
Original languageFrench


This paper seeks to examine the problem of urban experience drawing upon the Lefebvre's notion of rhythmanalysis and therefore Argues for a perspective on urban life All which is attentive to the everyday (re) construction and (re) deployment of time and space and Their shaping. Rhythmanalysis begins with a reflexive focus to the natural cycles and repetitions of the human body and then extends this to other natural phenomena in the environment. In this theoretical context, we look to explore some selected concrete figures drawn from the everyday cityscape of contemporary Busan. Rhythmanalsysis Provides an insight into how thesis figures are ble to Identify, Utilize space and occupy niches Within the cityscape, Reconfiguring em through improvisation and bricolage.