1st Edition

Modernity, Frontiers and Revolutions Proceedings of the 4th International Multidisciplinary Congress (PHI 2018), October 3-6, 2018, S. Miguel, Azores, Portugal

    The texts presented in Proportion Harmonies and Identities (PHI) - MODERNITY, FRONTIERS AND REVOLUTIONS were compiled with the intent to establish a multidisciplinary platform for the presentation, interaction and dissemination of research. It also aims to foster awareness of and discussion on the topics of Harmony and Proportion with a focus on different visions relevant to Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Design, Engineering, Social and Natural Sciences, and their importance and benefits for the sense of both individual and community identity. The idea of modernity has been a significant driver of development since the Western Early Modern Age. Its theoretical and practical foundations have become the working tools of scientists, philosophers, and artists, who seek strategies and policies to accelerate the development process in different contexts.

    Part I: Modernity: Frontiers and revolutions

    Know how and cultural context: From ideas to facts and from facts to ideas
    M. Silva

    A silent revolution
    J. Seixas

    A paradigm for the 21st century considering fuzzy logic
    G. Braviano

    Modernity, revolutions and frontiers in Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials or a contribution to the fourth culture
    M. do Rosário Monteiro


    Part II: Architecture/urbanism/design

    The invention of the architect: The reiteration of the scale model as a representational system under the definition of a new paradigm for the profession
    J.M. Couto Duarte

    Architecture and modern science: The mathematics of the circle—arithmetic and geometry as figure and symbol in the Renaissance and Baroque
    C.G. Gonçalves

    Revolutionised through glass: Russian modernism in the age of the Crystal Palace
    I. Seits

    19th century industrial architecture related to the “olive grove revolution” in the province of Jaén, Spain
    S.P. Alarcón

    The “Joy at work” as a revolution: Evolution of the industrial space, from the place of production to one of re-creation
    R. Maddaluno

    Vienna 1900: Stage of modernities
    J. Nunes

    The machine of living in Brazil: An Oscar Niemeyer experience
    E. Kuchpil & A. Pimentel dos Santos

    The Ural Architectural School: Integration into the international higher education space: Utopia or reality?
    I.V. Tarasova

    Architecture of representation X architecture of living
    G.M. de Carvalho

    Cultural anthropophagy and regionalism in the architectures of Brazil and Portugal in the 20th century
    U.M. de Andrade

    Expressiveness and figuration in the construction of social architecture
    D. Chizzoniti & M. Moscatelli

    Lean alternative: The plastic use of concrete in the architecture of Paolo Soleri in the United States of America
    P. Viscomi

    Like a machine in motion: The modernity of the Cagliari Opera House and the Osaka Expo Pavilion by Maurizio Sacripanti
    S. Centineo

    The influence of the proposals of the sixties: An ‘open’ context of the contemporary city in a new hypermodern era
    A.M. Feliciano

    Modernity and preservation in Casa Forte: The dialogue between the frontier of the new and the protection of the ancient
    T. Fonseca, A. Fonseca & F. Moreira da Silva

    Out of the BOX—into the BIM: The limits and paradoxes of creative thinking and the new frontiers for architecture teaching
    F. Oliveira

    Castle cities and their contribution to modern Japan
    F. Carmo

    A perspective on the Portuguese identity: The idea of modernity in A Exposiçao do Mundo Portugues and Expo’98
    A. Neiva & J. Cabral Dias

    Beyond self-hating urbanism; Identifying a common pathology
    J. Silva Jordao

    The urban project as a holistic approach to the recovery of degraded areas of public housing
    C. Montalbano

    An interscalar approach to the recovery of degraded neighbourhoods of public housing
    C. Chiarantoni

    Dwelling on the border; A strategy for refugees in the town of Calais
    M. Louro & B. Ribeiro

    Finitio: Afore and beyond limit in the binomial We and Others
    J.L. Morgado

    From palimpsest to an intentional identity re-inscription: The value and ways of preserving an ‘identity essence’ in the urban and architectural rehabilitation of our contemporaneity
    A. Santos Leite

    A quiet revolution: Electric mobility and the new city soundscape
    P.C. Monteiro

    The project as an instrument of social participation—inclusive and reverential ecology project
    F. Moreira da Silva

    Interactive printed book: A design experience
    M. Neves & I. Caixeiro

    Production of didactic material for visually impaired children in science teaching
    B. de Cássia Xavier Cassins Aguiar, G. de França Aguiar, A.F. Andrade & Q.S. Coden

    Production of didactic material for the visually impaired in mathematics teaching
    B. de Cássia Xavier Cassins Aguiar, G. de França Aguiar, A.F. Andrade & Q.S. Coden

    Developing a trumpet configuration applying a methodology from design-by-drawing and craft evolution
    E. Aparo, F. Moreira da Silva & L. Soares

    Standardisation of the female body and the plus-size market
    C. de Holanda Sousa Matos Sousa, M.J. Pereira Neto & H.P. Lopes


    Part III: Arts

    The self-reflection of the artist’s hands
    D. Swartz

    The modern paradigm of art and its frontiers
    G. Horváth

    Imaginary construction in visual art: The case of Piranesi and Matta-Clark
    S. Paiva de Sousa & M. Baptista-Bastos

    Modernity and frontiers: Art travel in the colonial context
    M.J. Castro

    False sailing maps
    A.L.M.M. Rodrigues

    Le Portugais by Georges Braque: A frontier and evocative boundary-place
    A. Vasconcelos

    Free-hand drawing versus new technologies in project creative process
    A. Moreira da Silva

    Digital technologies, a modern medium: Pushing frontiers through a creative artistic approach
    A. Canau

    Graphite and pixel: Related knowledge of modernity
    A.R. Ortega & S. Weihermann


    Part IV: Humanities

    Revolutions in film in the postmodern narrative: A matter of illusion and memory
    I. Borbely

    Ideals, reality and frontiers of human existence in fiction films: Their expression, representation, living, telling and space
    C.M. Figueiredo

    Praising silence in the modern literary artwork
    F. Ribeiro

    April in fantasy: Polyphonic memories of the revolution
    M. Rendeiro

    Modernity, gender and cultural representations in the work of Mozambican writer Suleiman Cassamo: Redefining the revolution and its legacy
    A.M. Martinho Gale

    Breaking boundaries, challenging modernity, building revolutions: Rap in Portugal and its new generation of female voices
    F. Lupati

    The early sixties in the 20th century and their artistic expressions: The third and last Portuguese Modernism
    M. Baptista-Bastos & S. Paiva de Sousa

    A hero with many faces; The frontiers of authorial identity in translated texts
    L. Sampaio da Silva

    Crossing borders and dreaming the revolution in Nuno Bragança’s A Noite e o Riso
    L.S. Loureiro

    Alexandria, the building of an imaginary city; Frontiers and silent, inner revolutions
    M. Avelar

    New winds, distinct times of the Church: The activity of Bishop Sardinha and the Provincial Nóbrega in Brazil (16th century)
    M. Boscariol

    Ways of negotiating, social frontiers and modernity
    M.L.G. da Cruz

    Revolts and revolutions under slavery
    M. do Rosário Pimentel

    Tradition and modernity in the memory of an empire: The writing of A. Lopes Mendes
    A.P. Avelar

    Demystifying oriental alterities: Pedro Teixeira and the early modern scientificity regarding the past
    M. de Fátima Rosa & I. Almeida

    Exploring Africa in the Nordic Press. David Livingstone, Henry Stanley and the popular fascination with exploration and adventure in Africa in the late 19th century
    K.S. Groop

    The contribution of Lusophone publishing in the autonomy of the periphery: Exile, diaspora, anti-colonialism and national literature in Africa
    D. Melo

    Alfredo Bensaúde: A “revolutionary” in the tra ining of engineers
    A. Cardoso de Matos & M. da Luz Sampaio


    Part V: Social sciences

    Universal Exhibition Paris 1900: Celebration of modernity, women and fashion
    M.J. Pereira Neto

    A revolutionary humanitarian: The moral socialism of Richard Congreve
    M. Wilson

    Mediator of modernity: Anders Svedberg as a link between the elite and the peasantry and between tradition and modernity
    J. Dahlbacka

    “Das Wunder von Leipzig”; The Paulinum in Leipzig and palimpsestic memories of oppression and revolution
    K.S. Groop

    Transculturation and translanguaging as representation of second modernity: Polish migrants in the East Midlands, UK
    R. Seredynska-Abou Eid

    Destination development along the Austrian-Hungarian border
    R. Bagdi

    The role of flight specification in travel decision making
    A. Mondok, M. Kóródi, A. Szabó & R. Bakos

    What revolution could be in the times of biocapitalism?
    S. Wróbel


    Maria do Rosário Monteiro is Professor of comparative literature at the New University of Lisbon. She graduated in modern languages and Literatures in the University of Lisbon (1983), and completed a Master in comparative literary studies at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa in 1987 and a PhD in literary sciences, specialty of Comparative Literature, at Universidade Nova de Lisboa in 1997.

    Maria currently gives lectures on comparative culture and literature at graduate and postgraduate levels. She is a senior researcher at CHAM, the author of the first Portuguese academic book on Tolkien, editor of several books and author of several published essays on Utopia.

    Mário S. Ming Kong has a degree in architecture at the Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade de Lisboa (FAUTL) and a PhD in architecture in the field of drawing and visual communication at Escuela Superior Technical Architecture Barcelona - Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña (UPC-ETSAB). He taught at Lusophona University (ULHT) at the department of urban planning and at the Independent University at the department of architecture. In 2000 he was the coordinator of the first year of the course in Urban Planning ULHT.

    Mario is currently a PhD Professor at FAUTL, Lecturer in ESELx and Visiting Professor at the Master course in arts at ESBAL. He has participated in scientific research studies and consulting work for outside entities and contributed to several publications and training courses in order to disseminate the results of his research activities at national and international universities. His main research areas are: harmony and proportion in representation between West and East and its application to sustainable architecture, in particular by applying concepts of origami and Kirigami to materials such as paper and bamboo.

    Maria João Pereira Neto is Professor at the Faculty of Architecture University of Lisbon, part of the Department of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. She has a PhD in History and a Master's degree in Sociology. Her main domains of teaching and research are applied Social Sciences, Humanities, Art and Architecture History, Design, Scenography and Heritage. She is Senator of The University of Lisbon, and was elected for the Scientific Board (2013- 2017).