ANALYSIS OF THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN NATURE, MORPHOLOGY, AND PERCEPTION OF CHANGE IN BOGOTÁ CITY (COLOMBIA)
The changes in urban morphology, evident in their housing typologies, the increase in housing density, the volume of occupation, the equipment implantation of various kinds, and the structure of public space, raise a number of questions about the factors that favor them. In addition, its relations with environmental problems create the need to structure other ways of managing this change, in order to avoid the deterioration of the urban life quality. This research was based on emerging methodologies to the city's organizational approach and the complexity involved. The objective of the research focused on knowing the patterns that connect urban dynamics in the relationship of social perceptions about change, their relations with the city, and the role of nature in environmental sustainability. The methodological approach was based on a historical review of the change processes generated in Bogotá city (Colombia), a survey of inhabitants of the city belonging to different socioeconomic strata, visits to different points of the urban territory, and interviews. The results of the research focus on understanding the problems of the relationships between the dynamizers of urban reality and the paradox in perceptions about the role of nature in the city.