Publié le 25 octobre 2021 Mis à jour le 25 octobre 2021

Both urbanism and architecture usually present the ground as an inert and technical surface, defined by the zenith point of view. While the soil is thick, grained, kept alive thanks to the activity of the many living beings that literally pass through it. Soil is more than the material with which our cities are built, or on which they are built. Soil is a critical dimension of the social production of space, inscribed in the history of places, and embodying a series of close links between social and biophysical systems through the food we eat, the water we drink, or the various substances it must absorb (from nutrients to gases whose abusive presence deregulates the environment).

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Le 25 octobre 2021