Interview with Simon Kennedy

Where and when was this photograph taken? At the Heygate Estate (Elephant and Castle, London, England), in November 2011. Had you been there before? I visited this site on numerous occasions, also I used to live nearby and have been aware of it for many years. How did this opportunity come up? I went there … Continue reading Interview with Simon Kennedy

Presentation for “Projecto Relâmpago” at IST

Here is the link for the presentation given last evening at Instituto Superior Técnico, in Lisbon. The title of the presentation was "Contemporary Residential Transience: Specificities in its Domestic and Urban Appropriation. How can 1 quote and 3 films effect design decisions". Presentation_20160216_IST (with notes) For the full paper and project (Portuguese) behind this presentation … Continue reading Presentation for “Projecto Relâmpago” at IST

Conversa com Carlos Mourão Pereira sobre o espaço e perceção de um arquiteto cego

A primeira vez que o ouvi e vi, eu era aluno de arquitetura e estava na plateia de uma conferência que decorreu no IST. Ficou-me sempre na memória a sua intervenção. Lembro-me que mencionou como eram experiências completamente distintas a visita a diferentes edifícios emblemáticos da arquitetura contemporânea. Seria interessante iniciar esta conversa recuperando aquilo … Continue reading Conversa com Carlos Mourão Pereira sobre o espaço e perceção de um arquiteto cego