Enfoques pedagógicos de la topografía incorporada: un taller que desentraña los paisajes ocultos e imaginarios de Elaionas

  • Nelly Marda National Technical University of Athens, Greece
  • Christos Kakalis Newcastle University, United Kingdom
  • Olga Ioannou National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Palabras clave: Metodologías de cartografía, Topografía incorporada, Paisaje urbano, Percepción sensorial


A workshop aiming to activate the sensory experience of individuals within the urban landscape was introduced to the students of a postgraduate course of architecture. The course seeks to explorecity complexity by mapping the urban phenomena. These readings provide the base for the creation of integral strategic interventions. In the two years it has run, students have shown a preference for analytical tools. This time however, they were asked to perform a series of exercises that sought to increase their body awareness, to help them navigate and read the landscape through their sensory perceptions. The authors of this paper contemplate on the use of mapping methodologies, embodied topography and its relation to the more hidden and imaginary landscapes of the city. They present the reader with a description of the workshop articulation, segments of the student projects and its pedagogical outcomes.


Biografía del autor/a

Nelly Marda, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
<p style="text-align:right"> Professor of Architecture at School of Architecture. National Technical University of Athens. </p>
Christos Kakalis, Newcastle University, United Kingdom

<p style="text-align:right"> Lecturer in Architecture at School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape. Newcastle University. </p>

Olga Ioannou, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

<p style="text-align:right"> PhDc/ Lecturer in Architecture / School of Architecture / National Technical University of Athens. </p>


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