Guimarães || Portugal Da Editorial Staff - 18/10/2019
The course describes a project that involves a section of the city and entails the regeneration of a building for the arts. The aim of this initiative is to support the arts and artists and encourage entrepreneurship in this field. The course will enable students to understand the design strategies used to create a complex that is seamlessly integrated into the city, adding value to the urban area. Technical drawings, images, sketches and construction details are used to describe all aspects, from the finishings to the load-bearing structure. This provides learners with a comprehensive overview of the technologies and materials used and an in-depth look at the chosen building techniques.
Learning Objectives After reading this article and studying the drawings, you will be able to:
Describe how the complex harmoniously blends into the city, adding value to it.
Explain how design achieves a balanced relationship between modern architecture and the old city.
Explore the choice of materials, shapes and textures.
Analyse how consistence is achieved across the complex and how access points and pathways have been arranged, helping user access and enjoyment.