Programmatic Decompositions

First briefs for block proposals established by socio-cultural investigations of Sao Paulo city in the previous term will be further defined. Responding to the conflict generated by private investments and social entrepreneurships in Brazilian context the blocks will include two different programmatic parts. The block will be shared by a private corporation and a public institution with different spatial organizations that will be expressed in different diagrams and exploded axonometric drawings.

Compulsory Readings

Kim Dovey and Scott Dickson, “Architecture and Freedom? Programmatic Innovation in the Work of Koolhaas/OMA”, Journal of Architectural Education, ACSA (2000), pp. 5-13.

Reference books

Marcos L. Rosa, Ute E. Weiland, Handmade Urbanism from community initiatives to participatory models: Mumbai, São Paulo, Istanbul, Mexico City, Cape Town, Berlin: Jovis, 2013.