Cauê Capillé

Cauê Capillé
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro | UFRJ · Departamento de Projeto de Arquitetura (DPA)

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Introduction
His research and design studios focus on the relationship between architectural design, political and urban theories and ordinary urban conditions, particularly in Rio de Janeiro's metropolitan periphery. His works have been awarded and exhibited on different occasions, including the Ibero-American Biennial, the São Paulo International Architecture Biennial and the RIBA President’s Awards for Research.
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As infraestruturas de trânsito materializam o mundo cotidiano das centenas demilhões de pessoas que habitam as regiões urbanizadas da América Latina. Isto é,tornam visíveis importantes disputas do comum e do fazer-comum(“ commoning”), pois articulam micropolíticas cotidianas com econômicas, culturais e sociais. Este artigo problematiza a constante...
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Mobility infrastructures materialize the everyday life shared by hundreds ofmillions who live in Latin American urbanised areas. In other words, they exposeimportant disputes related to the notions of common and the practice ofcommoning as they articulate daily micropolitics and macropolitics at economic, cultural, and social levels. This paper dis...
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A periferia metropolitana brasileira é caracterizada por uma estrutura de dependência econômica, cultural e política em relação ao centro. No entanto, nas últimas décadas, as periferias passaram por profundas transformações, resultando em estruturas urbanas mais complexas. As atuais lógicas de ocupação e mobilidade da periferia implicam na indissoc...
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O tempo médio de deslocamento diário na metrópole do Rio de Janeiro é de 2 horas e 21 minutos. Essa condição coloca as infraestruturas de trânsito em uma posição central nas disputas políticas e sociais contemporâneas: se tornam a arena, o ‘espaço de aparecer’, o mundo comum cotidiano de milhões de pessoas. Este artigo analisou tipologicamente como...
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As renovações urbanas de Medellín tornaram-se modelo para a América Latina. O projeto integrado de transporte complementar ao metrô (em especial, os teleféricos) e de novos equipamentos culturais (em especial, bibliotecas públicas) abriu espaço para permitiu a atuação do Estado na melhoria da qualidade de vida nas áreas informais da cidade. No enta...
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Los Parques-Biblioteca de Medellín son cruciales en el proyecto de ‘mejoramiento urbano y social’ de esta ciudad. Ellos consisten en una combinación de programas culturales y generosos espacios exteriores y interiores para uso público, construidos con la intención de producir un nuevo sentido de comunidad y ciudadanía mediante la arquitectura y su...
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Political and cultural agendas determine the programs of public libraries, implying complex and often conflicting requirements in terms of their functioning. On one hand, they intend to materialize a political discourse of open and equal access to knowledge. On the other, they have functional and epistemological needs that might restrict or conditi...
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O artigo apresenta uma contextualização do Projeto de Parques Biblioteca dentro das propostas da agenda política de transformação urbana de Medellín, expondo as principais questões que emergem da explícita intenção de atribuir à arquitetura a capacidade de funcionar como dispositivo de fortalecimento político. Desse modo, a proposta neste trabalho...
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Political and cultural agendas determine the programmes of public libraries, implying complex and often conflicting requirements in terms of their functioning. On one hand, they need to provide open and equal access to knowledge. On the other, they have functional needs that might restrict or condition the distribution and access of books, equipmen...
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Medellín's Library-Parks were built with the main purpose of strengthening the sense of community of each library's surrounding neighbourhoods. In addition to 'original' programmes of public libraries, these buildings organise cultural events and meetings for sharing ideas and practices. Great importance is given to the generation of informal inter...
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The Library-Parks of Medellín were built as part of major transport and educational infrastructures that are reshaping this city since the beginning of the 1990s, affecting especially the areas of the city with the most underprivileged populations. This paper investigates on the ways in which architecture influences the formation of networks of int...
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Informal settlements are an increasing global phenomenon. Since the mid-century Rio de Janeiro went through a series of paradigmatic changes, trying to cope with this phenomenon. The scope of these interventions ranged from entire eradications of these settlements in the 1960s to present in situ programmes of infrastructural upgrades. Up to now fav...
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Public educational buildings – such as schools, libraries, research centres and museum galleries – have complex and often conflicting requirements in terms of their programming and functioning. On the one hand, they need to provide open and equal access to knowledge to various categories of users. On the other, they have needs that might restrict o...

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