Urban Design, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Jun  2019, Pages 14-27; DOI: 10.31058/j.ud.2019.21002 10.31058/j.ud.2019.21002

Exploring the Co-Construction and Sharing Methods of Urban Public Space from “Shared Gardens”

, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Jun  2019, Pages 14-27.

DOI: 10.31058/j.ud.2019.21002

Jiequan Wang 1* , Mingsheng Peng 2

1 The School of Architecture and Urban Planning, Yunnan University, Kunming, China; CRH/LAVUE/UMR 7218 CNRS, Paris, French

2 Wenyuan Design & Consulting Co.Ltd, Kunming, China

Received: 22 July 2019; Accepted: 25 July 2019; Published: 26 August 2019

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City is place inhabited by human beings. The level of how we concern about sharing urban public space reflects not only the level of development of citys politic, economy and civilization, but also the level of integration between people and city.  Shared garden (Jardin partagé) refers to garden collectively managed and shared by residents in urban or rural area, which land composed of urban public green space, residential green space, urban idle land, etc. According to the 13th Five-Year Plan of China, Public green space in China will increase from 5 m2/p in 2005 to 12 m2/p in 2020. How to use, manage and share these green spaces? How to make these green spaces grow effectively? Citizens sharing and safeguarding of this public resource is key issue of whether city is viable and sustainable. Based on all these factors, the thesis explores sharing mechanism of urban public space by studying planning and distribution of shared gardens, citizen participation, and construction management mechanism and so on, provides experience for public space construction problems currently faced by domestic cities. Gradually realization of urban public space co-constructing and sharing mechanism to enhance citys comfort and harmony.


Urban Public Space, Shared Garden, Comfort City, Co-Construction, Public Participation


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