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Parcours urbains quotidiens. L'habitude dans la perception des ambiances

Abstract : This thesis deals with the issue of the habit in the perception of the ambiance of everyday course. Accordingly, a substantial and careful interpretation of daily urban course permits to go into the processes of habituation in association with the spatial organization or else in relation to their aesthetic and morphological values. This perceptible interpretation gives emphasis to the operational stake relative to processes of conception of the created space. The daily urban course arises from an ordinary situation with constituent reference of habit formation for citizen. Taking the issue along these lines, the notion of daily urban course represents a relevant methodological way in to handle the even broader issue of the habit.

In the research, we put forth a comparative analysis which considers the influence of the cultural dimension in the way of perceiving the ambiances of a daily urban course. We opt for courses situated between two socio-cultural contexts in which the usages, practices and real public life are not alike. This an exploratory research that makes it possible to test methods facilitating access to processes of habituation in the perception of ambiances.

After the carrying out and the analysis of inquiries made in Tunis and Grenoble, we have carefully arranged our findings and resumed them in three points:
- An exploratory typology of citizens accustomed to particular ambiances: Description of their profile, their modes of attention and their perception of ambiances of the customary public space.
- The study of habits in the public space along by underscoring the link that exists between the spatial configuration and the everyday practices.
- And ultimately, the process of familiarization to the courses (the characteristics and the procedure) which is done repetitively and in three stages: “acquisition, maturation and stabilisation”
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Hanène Ben Slama. Parcours urbains quotidiens. L'habitude dans la perception des ambiances. Sciences de l'Homme et Société. Université Pierre Mendès-France - Grenoble II, 2007. Français. ⟨tel-00398948⟩



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