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Can Fugarolas: A Story Of Urban Resilience
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The concept of Resilience and its application to the management of the urban environment and urban planning has taken great relevance in recent years. However, most of the works related to Urban Resilience are focused on improving the capacity of the urban environment in the face of stochastic events derived or produced by climate change and natural effects or by terrorist acts. Therefore, these works conceive of Resilience as a property of the system, so that we will speak of resilient cities.

As a part of the doctoral Thesis I am working on, a practical case is presented based on the regeneration process of some old auto repair workshops in Mataró (Barcelona) and its reconversion into a social and cultural center from the conception of Resilience as the own adaptive process and, therefore, as the transition from a situation of stagnation (obsolescence) to a stage of reorganization of space.
For this, the application of the heuristic of the Adaptive Cycle and the Panarchy (Gunderson and Holling, 2002) is proposed as the ideal theoretical framework to analyze the evolutionary trajectory along the different phases of growth, accumulation, liberation or destruction and reorganization, as well as as to analyze the mechanisms of interaction (Revolt / Remember) with other systems - social, regulatory, economic - at different spatial and temporal scales that determine the process.
In addition, we use this same approach to analyze the process of reusing the own interior space, mapping its reorganization dynamics and identifying links between the formal, structural and temporal conditions of that space and the nature of the social groups that use them and the activities that are developed, on the one hand, and the legal and regulatory framework, on the other.

Keywords: Urban resilience; Panarchy; Adaptive Cycle; Urban regeneration, Postindustrial City