- # Construction
- # Social
- # Environment
The city is at crisis. The rehabilitation of large urban areas is a state of affairs. We are facing this challenge with outdated logics and urban tools.
There are parts of our cities that are dying. We already tried to do better by creating new. This did not turn smart but easier. It is time to embrace the challenge of taking care of the older city.
One of the most virulent periods in the growth of our cities were the developmentalism decades with the exodus from the countryside towards the cities in the seek of a better life. The architectural spirit was the Modernism and its belief of the No-Place. Thus emerged hundreds of neighborhoods in Europe. Today this tissues are degrading all over Europe.
It is believed that it is not about rehabilitating a building; it is understanding the social structures architecture creates and how this architecture must be convertible to stay healthy and appealing towards forthcoming generations.