The designer and photographer Fernando Pires has completed a photographic series on Sesc Pompéia, one of Lina Bo Bardi’s most. SESC Pompeia is a cultural centre in the east zone of São Paulo, designed by the architect Lina Bo Bardi, and opened in The site is one. El Centro Cultural SESC de Pompéia es una de las más importantes obras de la arquitecta Lina Bo Bardi, con una intensa expresión plástica a.

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The project is planned as aggregation; lija context is understood as debris on which it intervenes. Who can have passed through there without experiencing an emotion, surprise, or sense of discovery — to mention three of the sensations that for me define good and true architecture?

Paris had just seen the inauguration of the Pompidou Centre, an extravagant architectural model that caused a stir among students and young architects, and which would soon become a point pina reference.

The walkways, therefore, were not the result of a formal or arbitrary decision, but were a way in which the project responded intelligently to the realities of the location.

Now they are making the pilgrimage to Brazil to see her work, and more celebrations can be expected. Seen this way, a building is not very different from a sandcastle or a mud pie.

Regular Text Widget This is sample text. Bridges connect them, such that the journey from locker to court, usually a humdrum trip lined by lino and lit by fluorescent lights, is an event of urban drama, with the city spread out around you. Topics Architecture Pompeiq Observer.

It forms part of a rediscovery of Bo Bardi that is now gathering pace. It houses football, swimming, theatre, dance and art. Show 25 25 50 All.


SESC Pompeia Factory

This idea permeates the concept of free will that distinguishes the work of the architect, as the MASPwith large demonstrations. We were at the end of a year military dictatorship, which contributed to an architectural mediocrity mirrored in works that lay outside our own culture and reality. Apart from the fact that she was a pompeka and astonishing person, there are plain reasons why she should be popular in economically troubled times.

Brutal, but also delicate? Old men play chess there, and children play with building blocks.

The Making of SESC Pompéia by Marcelo Ferraz – Lina Bo Bardi Together Lina Bo Bardi Together

It was certainly something that seemed beyond the possible universe, unattainable by the hands of contemporary architects. Here Bo Bardi’s first move was to argue that the old factory should not be demolished, as had been planned, on the grounds that it was already informally colonised by some of the uses ppompeia such as barbecues and puppet theatres — which the new centre was intended to serve.

The new Centre was intended to foster conviviality as an infallible formula for cultural production without needing to use the term. The “together” comes from a statement of hers about the importance of barvi, and the show is a multiple effort.

In a way, given the extent of its activities, it has functioned in Brazil as a supplementary culture and sports ministry.

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Assemble, the group of young not-quite-architects who made the Cineroleum and the Folly for a Flyover in London, have designed the installation that will make the British Council’s somewhat anonymous premises off the Mall into a corner of Brazil. Noemi Blager, the curator of the exhibition, says she “put people in the centre of the project”. Also in a time when we are, in theory at least, more suspicious of spectacular architectural icons.


And so the programme and the project were merged, entwined, amalgamated.

The Making of SESC Pompéia by Marcelo Ferraz

At that time we were still digesting the modernist project of Brasilia and its aftermath. Exhibition Times and Location Contact.

The old factory, built from imported and sophisticated technology at the time had to be reinvented. Sometimes with a heavy touch, sometimes light, Lina knew how to act in accordance with the architectural demands and the discourse to be communicated to all who passed, and still pass, through batdi Centre.

In Bo Bardi built a glass house, for herself and linq husband, raised on stilts above a sloping site on the edge of the city.

With the enormous creativity that characterizes Lina Bo Bardi luna, Brazilian architect, the leisure center project SESC Pompeia Factory, rehabilitation and leisure center of an old factory barrels of oil embarking Sao Paulo. The title of the new exhibition is Lina Bo Bardi: One of her most beautiful creations is a wooden stair using techniques adapted from the making of ox carts. Lina was very quick to tune in to the place: For this reason I have long nurtured a mild obsession for her work and have made her the heroine of my book, Why We Build.

The architectural language of the new buildings reinforced the manufacturing and industrial heritage of the complex.