By Annette Condello, Steffen Lehmann
This crucial e-book unravels the hyperlink among nearby cultures, adaptive reuse of latest buildings and sustainability. It concentrates at the social dimensions on the subject of Brazilian architect Lina Bo Bardi’s past due adaptive reuse initiatives and works from the Nineteen Sixties to the early Nineteen Nineties, examining her themes, technical resources and layout ideas of the production of luxurious as sustainability.The edited book charts how Lina Bo Bardi “invented” her personal model of sustainability, brought this concept through her panorama and adaptive reuse designs and during principles approximately cross-cultures in Brazil. The publication bargains a serious mirrored image, exploration and demonstration of the significance of adaptive reuse within the panorama and similar issues for researchers and offers researchers and scholars new fabric on sustainability for additional study.
In the context of the plurality of revisions of Lina Bo Bardi’s paintings, this booklet brings a couple of refreshed interpretation of her integrative method of adaptive reuse of structures and landscapes as an important contribution to the sustainability debate. It bargains new insights into the development of discourses approximately sustainability from the point of view of 1 of the most important architects within the interval to function within the interface among modernity and tradition.
– Dr Fabiano Lemes de Oliveira, Senior Lecturer, college of Portsmouth (UK)
Adaptability is among the most crucial phrases in sustainable structure at the present time. From this attitude, this publication seems on the paintings of a grasp of Brazilian modernism with classes to be learnt on the best way to qualify indoor and outside areas in social, environmental and architectural phrases. Adaptive thoughts as these noticeable through the paintings of Bo Bardi are key instrument/tools/concept to sustainable constructions and cities.
- Professor Joana Carla Soares Goncalves, FAU, college of Sao Paulo (Brazil)
The yr 2015 marked the centenary of Lina Bo Bardi. This ebook is calling at Bardi's paintings during the standpoint of adaptive reuse. Bringing jointly experts on sustainability with experts of Lina's paintings, the booklet generates an enticing new layer of debate at the paintings of an architect that used to be by no means shy of controversy.
- affiliate Professor Fernando Luiz Lara, collage of Texas at Austin (USA)
This choice of essays makes a vital and interesting contribution to signify that to take Lina as an idea is to accommodate her contradictions and to guage the stakes of what she struggled with in a twenty first century world. What the authors amassed right here and feature laid out is a truly well timed invitation to parent “Lessons from Lina” in dating to today’s urgent problems with structure and atmosphere, sustainability, recycling, and constructing a moral layout place in an international of diminishing assets and escalating challenges.<
-Prof Barry Bergdoll, Columbia collage and MoMA, ny (USA)
The e-book includes a Foreword through Barry Bergdoll.