Ana Paula Montes Ruiz

Ana Paula Montes Ruiz
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México | UNAM · School of Architecture

Doctor of Philosophy

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Introduction
Ana Paula Montes is a trained architect and holds a PhD in Urbanism from the National Autonomous University of México. Her work focuses on the social and cultural dimensions of contemporary urban issues and more specifically, their visualization on global digital media ecosystem.

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Publications (13)
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Considering the Urban Regeneration and Repopulation Plan of the city of San José, this article discusses how the contemporary renovation of the politicaleconomic space in which real estate markets operate not only depends on institutional restructuring and new scalar forms of government, but also in addition to the scalar articulation of the visual...
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Este texto reseña el libro Vivienda y Migración. Aportes desde la Geografía Crítica publicado por Ediciones Monosílabo y Facultad de Filosofía y Letras de la UNAM y coordinado por Luis Alberto Salinas y Ana Melisa Pardo, ambos investigadores del Instituto de Geografía de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. A lo largo de ocho capítulos, auto...
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El texto explora el contexto que, durante los últimos treinta y siete años, ha posibilitado la emergencia de la ciudad neoliberal en Costa Rica. Para ello, se realizan tres apuntes que muestran: i) los procesos de neoliberalización profunda provocados por el reescalamiento del Estado, la creación de programas aperturistas y la atracción de Inversió...
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This essay presents a study proposal for real estate market advertising images in the context of neoliberal urbanism. The approach makes the “sensitive” dimension of the city conceptually visible and proposes a multi-sited methodology for following relationships, practices and meanings brought to the surface by these images.
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p>A propósito del proyecto de investigación que desarrollo dentro del Programa de Doctorado de Urbanismo de la unam, el presente artículo propone construir un objeto de estudio que, si bien inscrito en el campo del urbanismo, pueda ser confrontado desde la perspectiva de los estudios de la imagen. Propongo que el avance de la urbanización no puede...
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The current socio-spatial transformation experienced by the Greater Metropolitan Area of Costa Rica (GAM) has been made particularly visible by the unusual display of advertising images associated with an emerging urban real estate market. In this context, the present essay raises to emphasize and to deepen on the determining role that the images h...
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Este artículo de revisión tiene como propósito discutir una noción ampliada del concepto de vacío urbano en el marco de una coyuntura global de crecimiento urbano disperso y una urgente gestión sostenible del territorio. Para informar sobre el estado actual de la discusión sobre el tema de los vacíos urbanos, este ensayo se ha articulado en dos sec...
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Para la Revista de Arquitectura de la Universidad de Costa Rica es un honor presentar una traducción al español de este artículo que fue originalmente publicado en portugués en Berlim e Barcelona. Duas imagens estratégicas. São Paulo: Annablume, 1a edição, 2012, pp. 13-26 bajo el título “Gentrificação Estratégica”. Este ensayo aborda la discusión...
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This essay advances an argument on the territorial dimension of urban inscriptions by understanding surfaces as architectural artefacts that are subject to both strategic and tactical uses. In doing so, this paper discusses issues on human territoriality and social capacity for territory-making. The article is based on a derive made across the camp...
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In some scenarios, which lack government coordinated urban policies, or in the context of growing diversity and complexity, best practices in local urban planning imply shifting from a technical urbanism to a social urbanism approach that understands urban reality as a mirror to reflect other aspects of society.2 Socio-spatial segregation increases...
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We hypothesize that the existence of a strong urban culture is a way to renew urban planning instruments to enlist community action and to implement small-scale urban projects or Urban Activation Initiatives UA. Urban Activation defines itself as a tool to encourage civil actions to renovate abandoned and degraded public spaces, through the impleme...

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