Progress(es), Theories and Practices : Proceedings of the 3rd International Multidisciplinary Congress on Proportion Harmonies Identities (PHI 2017), October 4-7, 2017, Bari, Italy book cover
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Progress(es), Theories and Practices
Proceedings of the 3rd International Multidisciplinary Congress on Proportion Harmonies Identities (PHI 2017), October 4-7, 2017, Bari, Italy

ISBN 9780815374152
Published October 9, 2017 by CRC Press
448 Pages

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The texts presented in Proportion Harmonies and Identities (PHI) - Progress(es) - Theories and Practices were compiled with the intent to establish a platform for the presentation, interaction and dissemination of research. It aims also to foster the awareness of and discussion on the topics of Harmony and Proportion with a focus on different progress visions and readings relevant to Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Design, Engineering, Social and Natural Sciences, Technology and their importance and benefits for the community at large. Considering that the idea of progress is a major matrix for development, 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.

Table of Contents

Part I Progress(es) – theories and practices

Discovery, science and progress
J. Seixas

Anonymous as a theme of discontinuity in the culture of Italian architecture between the first and second halves of the 20th century: E.N. Rogers and L. Ricci 9
G. Leoni

Progress(es) in planning – theory and practice and the quest for activist modes
J. Cabral

Colour effects and human perception: Contributions to architecture and design project
F. Moreira da Silva

Part II Architecture/urbanism/design; (theory to practice)

From potency in theory to act in practice
J.L. Morgado

From divine to human: Architecture and music celebrating the machine, but still searching for Plato
C.G. Gonçalves

Interstitial spatialities in progress: From identity to relationality
A. Vasconcelos

The bitter gifts of progress: Russian revolution, “barrackization” of living space and the poverty of experience
I. Seits

On progress: Remarks on the theoretical work of Adolf Loos
J. Nunes

The “anonymous” practice of construction and architectural theory: The tender age of the Form in the American industrial prototypes between 19th and 20th-century
V. Quadrato

More’s College: A case study in the eutopian praxis of deep heritage conservation

Fernando Távora: The deontology of the journey as a form of cultural and personal progress
R. Maddaluno

Maquette-concept as project genesis in the teaching of architecture
M. Louro

Buildings and regenerative thinking: A forward perspective for sustainability
E. Conte

Progress, energy and architecture – The building as a power cell
F. Oliveira

Executing progress through the design-build platform
K. O’Connor

The void concept in building design
J.N. Bastos

Graphic dialogues: The progress of knowledge in design in the architecture studio
A.R. Ortega & S.Weihermann

Housing as a reflection of the human unconscious; the permanent flexibility in housing
J. Jerónimo

Living the contemporaneity: The idea of progress from the origins of the house
C. Chiarantoni

Progress and the happiness ideal: Materialisation of a utopia with the fortified enclave: The case of Casa Forte
T. Fonseca, A. Fonseca & F. Moreira da Silva

Towers in the contemporary city
E. Kuchpil &A. Pimentel dos Santos

The classical progress: French neoclassicism as “modern architecture”, a symbol of progress in the city of Recife, Brazil, in the 19th century Carvalho

Will stage and exhibition design save contemporary theatre?
S. Centineo

The Evolutive Design; the interpretation of the structure of the physical space in the architectural design
C. Montalbano

Urban restoration for territorial development
G. Martines

The green way of the Apulian Aqueduct. A regional corridor for the enhancement of the environmental heritage and local culture
C. Montalbano & L. Guastamacchia

“Rural villages” as engines of territory sustainable growth
T. Basirico

Studying and living in the city
C. Chiarantoni, M.I. Marzulli & M. Persia

Research and culturalist practice as a matrix for urban and architectural rehabilitation in Lisbon
A. Santos Leite &A.M. Feliciano

Architecture – a product for retail sale?
M. Germano Marques

The Portuguese city, 1930–1960: The progress of thinking as displayed in the architecture magazines
J.C. Dias

Drawing progress within the design process
A. Moreira da Silva

Sustainable design and technological innovation; New perspective for the traditional sector of the pottery
A. Di Roma

CACO: Promoting the progress of joinery in Brazil
J. Cardoso Braga, F. Moreira da Silva, L.C. Paschoarelli & L. Ferrão

Non-object; designing a conceptual model for the design process
J. Silveira Dias

Knit and technology: A long lasting friendship
G. Montagna & L. Santos

Prisoners of progress?Women, body and fashion in the 19th century: A reflection on city, society and conspicuous consumption
M.J. Pereira Neto

Part III Arts

The art and architecture of inner progress: Four significances of contemporary creations
S.F. Dias

Progress and return: Chaos, action and aesthetic contemplation, or knowledge never begins at the beginning
A.S. Guerreiro

Am I always drawing the same drawing?
A.L.M.M. Rodrigues

Progress and regress: The current status of art in two post-communist countries
G. Horváth

The promotion of art on the path of socio-cultural development
M.J. Delgado & M.H. Albuquerque

Part IV Humanities

Progress versus decadence. In the pursuit of a demystification of the black legend of the Portuguese Empire
M.L.G. da Cruz

Shadows of orientalism in Portugal – some notes on theories and practices in Macao early narrative images (16th and 17th centuries)
A.P. Avelar

The idea of progress and the practice of slavery in the second half of the 18th century
M. do R. Pimentel

On the “bread of Brazil” in the colonial period: Uses, habits and production
A.C. De Carvalho Viotti

Progress in the European periphery: An impracticable theory in 19th century Azores?
S. Goulart Costa

Progress and remembrance of the Finnish Lutheran work in the Ondonga Kingdom in SouthWest Africa
K.S. Groop

No past – no progress: Uses of history as a prerequisite of progress in the reinauguration of The Luther Church Helsinki
J. Dahlbacka

Art and progress; Portuguese colonial representations in the great world exhibitions
M.J. Castro

Progress on display: Universal Exhibitions in the second half of the 19th century
A. Cardoso de Matos

Does acculturation mean progress?
R. Seredy˙nska-Abou Eid

Birth of Cape Verdean man in the Writing of Jorge Barbosa
H. da Luz

Community empowerment and progress in Africa – notes from the field
A.M. Martinho Gale

“Who will not admire the advances of this century?” (Eça de Queirós, Civilização)
J.C. Vasconcelos e Sá

Humanism and technology: Comparative analysis of More’s Utopia, Bacon’s New Atlantis, and Miguel Real’s O Último Europeu 2284
M. do R. Monteiro

Imagining the future: A view of progress in H.G.Wells’ science fiction
L.S. da Silva

Two dystopic visions on the relationship of humans and progress – Emile Souvestre and Cordwainer Smith
M. do R. Monteiro

Emil Cioran and Bruno Taut: Utopia as a flight from progress?
A. Franceschini & P. Vanini

Inner and outer reality in film storytelling:Wandering between vertexes of human reality foundations
C. Figueiredo & I. Coimbra

David Byrne’s True Stories – Progress, narrative, fragment, and collage
M. Avelar

Lisbon through the eyes of a writer: Literature, architecture and city memories in the novel O Secreto Adeus
M. Baptista-Bastos

Part V Science/technology

The electric motor in Portugal: Technological progress and industrialization
A.C. de Matos & M.L. Sampaio

Morphizm – Systemic digital graphics
A.J. Olszewski

Optical fibre or a critical social history of light
S. Wróbel

Automatic workflow for 4D-BIM based modelling
C. Cavalliere, G.R. Dell’osso & M.A. Leogrande

Progress of what civilisation?
T.V. Sá

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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 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.

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).