PAULO DAVID_build in time | second week


until the end_BRAINSTORMING -3

‘ The day started with a big revision and we printed everything we had for that day. We discussed about the recent design ideas and there was some disconnection about the ideas because we were too much people to decide on one project. Everyone told their ideas and with the help of the professor we came up with some new ideas. We drew some sketches and tried to combine the different opinions. Since it is the final day for concluding the design according to the schedule, we immediately started drawings.’



until the end_GRAPHIC TESTS -2

‘This is the deadline of our project for our masterplan. After all the groups checked the plan again, we started coloring the masterplan and checking the surrounding buildings with their shadows. We had 2 3 different coloring techniques and different types of textures to select one of them.’




‘We started coloring the masterplan according to our group discussions and it took our whole day. At the end of the day we had our final layout with the final printings and we started to discuss about how to hang them for the exhibition.’


thanks to şiir duygu şir and zeynep albas for the eachday feedbacks

Paulo David Abreu_De Montel Stables, Build IN (and WITH) Time

01. The exercise arises from the confrontation between the physical transformation of a place, the operation in the peripheral space of the city and the underlying social experience.
With this assumption, and similarly to acupuncture, we propose a mode of absorption of the past, a use of memory as an operative element in the search for project alarm clocks. The aim is to test the importance of the slow course, time and face-toface analysis as a process of (re) discovery and understanding of forgotten places in cities that have in themselves the potentialities to be important orthoses in the urban fabric.
We propose speculation about programs emerging from past circumstances, but that have the potential to create a critical position in the present.
What are these moments of connection in the cities today?

02. The project process should be approached in four structuring

03. The development and submission of tenders shall meet the
following criteria:
03.01 Phenomenological analysis through a guided course
03.02 Morphological analysis of the place
03.03 Historical analysis of the place and the evolution / expansion of
the city
03.04 Synthetic model of the understanding of the urban structure and
the volume of the proposal
03.05 Dialogue and relation of the program with the city.

Abreu WS Abstract
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Paulo David Abreu_Biography

Born in 1959 in Funchal. The professional training began with a migration to Lisbon.Upon the return to the Island, he created his own office, located in Funchal’s city center.There are a few moments in the history of the office which represent a source of plentiful honor and satisfaction, especially when awarded or referenced by people of great esteem, like: the winning of such prizes as the commend given by the Ordens Honoríficas Portuguesas: Comendador da Ordem do Infante D. Henrique; the Alvar Aalto Medal in Helsinki in 2012, the Prémio AICA Carreira da Associação Internacional de Críticos de Arte/Ministério da Cultura in 2007; his nomination for the Prémio Pessoa that same year; the Premio FAD de Arquitectura 2007, in the City and Landscape category; his nomination for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture Mies van der Rohe Award in 2005; the national prize “A Pedra na Arquitectura” in 2005; Continue reading