The proposal is an hypothesis of evolution for the periurban territory in the west outskirts of Córdoba (Spain) by a series of infraestructural transformations applied to waste lands. These infraestructural transformations are carried out by developing a series of devices that alter their original function and allow human colonization of the waste lands in the territory. Through such process, these spaces become a grid where tissues, landscapes, aggregations and ways of living evolve in an informal way and with a very high transformative and evolutive capacity.

 

Key concepts : 

 

Territory and map. The proposal explores the complex relation between the material reality of the physical and its representation. The intention is to propose an alternative representation of the studied territory as a tool for its transformation. 

 

Infraestructure. It is understood as the support (natural or artificial) necessary for the emergence of stories, ecosystems, situations or processes. The elements that emerge thanks to infrastructure can do so in a planified or spontaneous way, and in doing so can serve as infraestructural objects of other stories.

 

Wasteland: it is a space with low entropy and with a high capacity of evolution, which has surged in the territory as a consequence of the progressive abandonment of properties. These spaces are very important in the ecosistematic function of the territory, and in them the proposed transformations take place. 

 

Infraestructural Device: These are elements that enable the transformation of the existent infrastructures in the wastelands. In the proposal, 5 devices have been developed: car-device (Vh 2.0); wall-device (Mu 2.0); irrigation ditch device (Ac 2.0); irrigation pool device (Al 2.0) and limit device ( Lim 2.0). Their implementation enables the development of tissues, activities and events that arise from the needs of the inhabitants. They develop in variable periods of time without altering permanently the evolutive capacity of wastelands.