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Giannelli, Denis (author)
In the Global South, large urban spaces resulted in the duality between the so-called ‘formal’ and ‘informal’ cities. It is the case of São Paulo, a twenty-two-million people metropolis and a financial hub in Latin America. Albeit a vast literature addresses the social-spatial segregation emerging from this dual built environment, the scarcity...
master thesis 2021
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Chagas Cavalcanti, A.R. (author)
Este artigo propõe discutir a habitação social de massa no Brasil. Investiga-se um desenho da moradia social que parte do que existe nas favelas, ou seja, das práticas sociais de dentro das favelas, notoriamente as relações de trabalho em um sistema de circulação econômica contemporâneo. O artigo ensaia uma linguagem arquitetônica que parte das...
journal article 2017
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Chagas Cavalcanti, A.R. (author)
Most of today’s Brazilian Social Housing Institutional complexes are standardized mass buildings. They are planned in the periphery of cities, have no connection to public transportation systems and are disconnected from their respective local context. The planning approach to housing is compliant with ‘state simpli cation models’ which turn a...
conference paper 2016
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Chagas Cavalcanti, A.R. (author)
This article explores a concept of autonomous architecture that is endemic to post-neoliberal labour systems. Current housing production is directly influenced by the commodification process of living and by social practice tunes, which influence the space production. This directly implies city porosity, creative classes, knowledge economy,...
conference paper 2016
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Van der Velden, W.L. (author)
The problems in Paraisópolis are numerous, but these are the main problems concerning water and waste. São Paulo has a climate with a wet and a dry season. During the wet season, floods occur throughout the city, including Paraisópolis. But in the dry season, the entire city suffers from drought. This drought has intensified over the last years,...
master thesis 2016
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Chagas Cavalcanti, A.R. (author)
Favelas are a world heritage site since 2012. This particular fact triggers a binary opposition in informal settlements study: from the materialist perspective to the idealist one. That includes neoliberal effects, such as commodification, and a romantic depiction of the favela. An ethnographic study scrutinizes Brazilian society and embeds...
conference paper 2016
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Chagas Cavalcanti, A.R. (author)
This essay is conceived as a reaction to the past conference Shaping Cities of the Urban Age at the 2016 Venice Biennale, Reporting from the Front. In light of numerous global crises, urban explosion, housing shortages and rising social movements, contemporary architecture is increasingly being pushed to investigate the social dimension, impact...
journal article 2016
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Fabris, M. (author)
PARAISÓPOLIS To understand the history of Paraisópolis it is needed to go back to 1921. The area where the favela is located today was part of Fazenda do Morumbi which was divided in 2200 plots by União Mútua Companhia Construtora e Crédito Popular S.A. The infrastructure of the allotment has not been fully implemented and many of those which...
master thesis 2014
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Van de Kamp, P.C. (author)
This book contains a research, made during my graduation at the faculty of Architecture on the university of Delft. This graduation is done in the Explorelab, a research driven graduation-laboratory for exploration of fascinations in the profession of building sciences, in a broad sense. Subject Slums are noncities in big cities. They are...
master thesis 2009
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