lucas carvalho + marcos franchiniuma: a possible city lucas carvalho + marcos franchiniuma: a possible city
jan 20, 2012

lucas carvalho + marcos franchiniuma: a possible city

citizens in their routine

cities have their origin from the need of each people to meet each other. they exist primarily to satisfy human needs and social communities. who conforms each the city are their citizens, their meetings, their exchanges and dialogues, whether formal or informal.

however, we live in a constant confrontation between spaces that foster fear, prejudice, where people increasingly tend to close themselves.

we’re in an autopilot in which good values ​​are neglected. few years ago, most of them were crucial to the well-being routine.

daily life is losing its space for the cars, to the political interests and, increasingly, becoming abstract.

the district savassi presents itself as a fractal, a small space, with its symbolic value, cultural and local, can synthesize what actually happens at many global cities.

the "experimento Savassi" discusses a much larger context: understanding the metropole.

citizens in their routine

site in present time

study of urban context

diagram of urban park proposal

section of cinema proposal

cinema proposal

proposal: mix of uses

lucas carvalho (designer) http://www.vorko.org / marcos franchini (architect) http://www.mfranchini.com

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