The architect’s role in participated actions is to mediate between actors, make public the procedures and first of all bring the professionist’s competence providing ideas, technique and aesthetic. As Yona Friedman says, these expertises anyway will be get validated with the people and by the people.
The debate on the transformation of the architect’s role is high pitched nowadays; a transformation is happening. The new role seems to be a mediator character between stakeholders, disagreements, interests conflicts and quality output, making the final result an answer to different individualities. The architect participates to a bottom-up action giving potential and form to the shared experience.