Lara Barbosa

Lara Barbosa
University of São Paulo | USP · Department of Project (Architecture and Urbanism School- São Paulo)

PhD Professor

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Introduction
Currently, I dedicate myself to the APIS Project. This is a collaborative project of a portable hydro-sanitary equipment in temporary shelters for collective use. It is about a practice of a research group from USP that works with communities affected by rain related disasters such as flooding.
Additional affiliations
September 2019 - August 2020
Politecnico di Milano
Position
  • Professor
Description
  • Postdoctoral work at the Politecnico di Milano with the Project: “Sustainability, resilience and innovation to reduce the risk of disasters (RRD) related to rains”. I participated, under the tutorship of Prof. Carlo Vezzoli of the LeNS Lab laboratory in the first six months Then, I started to develop the thesis together with Veluxlab, coordinated by Prof. Marco Imperadori, engineer, PhD, Titular Professor of the Polytechnic of Milan, of the chair "Design and Technological Innovation".
November 2009 - present
University of São Paulo
Position
  • PhD Professor
Description
  • Currently, I dedicate myself to the APIS Project. This is a collaborative project of a portable hydro-sanitary equipment in temporary shelters for collective use. It is about a works with communities affected by floods.

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Publications (22)
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Este artigo busca refletir sobre o design gráfico do livro do projeto Mulheres Possíveis: corpo, gênero e encarceramento, desenvolvido através de ações artístico-pedagógicas com mulheres em situação de cárcere em São Paulo, entre 2018 e 2019. No âmbito do processo criativo da publicação analisada, o trabalho se compôs de Laboratórios de Criação, in...
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Many cities around the world have repeatedly manifested chaos. In fact, our contemporary risk society produces the risk conditions that result in disasters. If such chaos were absorbed as an event that provides opportunities for renewal, or even innovation? From the perspective of chaos, self-similarity in fractals and other phenomena helps to expl...
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Este artigo busca identificar o que está sendo abordado atualmente sobre o tema de economia solidária no âmbito do design. Desta forma, aplicou-se a metodologia de revisão sistemática de literatura, com o objetivo de analisar as principais publicações que transpassam esta temática, identificando as características destes estudos e os focos de conte...
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This paper seeks to locate intersections and contradictions between Metabolism, a movement born from the visions of Japanese architects from the late 1950s, and design for disaster relief in today’s world. Based on a review of Kiyonori Kikutake’s projects, as examples, the Sky house, Tower Shape Community, both of 1958; the Marine City of 1963; Tok...
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This article describes a research project carried out as part of a larger piece of research into design for emergency relief following flood disasters with a focus on the area of the Ribeira Valley in Brazil. The aim of this paper is to present the results and discuss the ecology of building materials that use banana tree fibre. The article describ...
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This article presents the initial results of the master’s degree in design and architecture; we will expose the materials and data collected until now, particularly with regard to Calons of São Paulo State. The research aims to study the interrelationships between body, clothes and architecture that are established through the nomadic housing and n...
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One of the top priorities of the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015 is to use knowledge, innovation and education to build a culture of safety and resilience at all levels. This paper focuses on how we could motivate the affected population to develop new capacities for emergency preparedness, response and recovery. It is based on ongoing researc...
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O presente artigo trata das aproximações estabelecidas entre o design de moda e a arquitetura, em especial a partir do final do século XIX, situando o leitor sobre o desenvolvimento histórico das relações entre ambas as manifestações culturais. Neste contexto o artigo visa mostrar como se deram esses contatos entre os arquitetos – preocupados com a...
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RESUMO Os desastres estão afetando um número cada vez maior de pessoas em todo o mundo. A recorrência destes eventos tem como consequência uma crescente procura por abrigos temporários pela população afetada. Durante este período em que ficam desabrigadas, as pessoas adaptam edifícios públicos, tais como escolas, ginásios e igrejas, para a finalida...
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This article discusses innovations in the knowledge-building process on designs utilizing braided banana tree fibers. It is part of a broader study on emergency design, with a case study in the municipality of Eldorado, in the Ribeira Valley of Brazil, an area recurrently affected by floods. It focuses on the project development of partitions for t...
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Community participation when designing buildings for disaster relief situations is important for strategic reasons. While designers need to know the real requirements for carrying out their project, residents want a solution to their serious problems. This paper introduces the initial results of ongoing research that aims to propose shelters and te...
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In 2011 many disasters reached unprecedented maximum intensity levels. Often, despite how well prepared residents and administrators are, they are still surprised by the ever greater force of natural disasters. The research discusses ways to prevent and remediate the problems of temporary shelters, minimizing the negative consequences of rain-relat...
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Design for sustainability / Nomadic thinking / Nomadism / Portable buildings / Temporary constructions This paper is based on a doctorate thesis about innovative de-sign directions that considers contemporaries forms of nomadic life, respecting the environmental requirements. The aim of this paper is to discuss sustainability problems and nomadic b...
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Resumo Este artigo aborda as experiências relatadas e os trabalhos técnicos realizados sobre a inundação de 2011 ocorrida no município de Eldorado-SP. Procurou-se sintetizar o conjunto de informações levantadas junto aos agentes públicos e à população, bem como as informações coletadas e sistematizadas em trabalhos de campo. Usando técnicas de Geop...
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In recent years, not only the population, but the whole world has been widely affected by excessive rainfall. As a result of exceptional circumstances, inhabiting the disaster is fundamentally a contemporary issue. This problem requires a thorough study on its formation, construction, installation, permanence, recurrence and, above all, its consequ...
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Nos anos recentes, não somente a população brasileira, mas o mundo todo tem sido afetado por excessivas precipitações hídricas. Apesar de resultar de circunstâncias excepcionais, habitar o desastre é um tema fundamentalmente contemporâneo, problema que exige um estudo mais aprofundado sobre sua formação, construção, instalação, permanência, recorrê...
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RESUMO Este artigo abordará a questão da materialidade em algumas das preocupações sociais e intenções relativas ao meio ambiente apresentada pela pesquisa "Design, Comportamento e Ambiente: Critérios projetuais para o mobiliário contemporâneo", realizada no Núcleo de Estudos sobre Habitação e Modos de Vida Nomads. Cabe ao arquiteto decisões de pro...

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APIS is a collaborative project of a portable hydro-sanitary equipment in temporary shelters for collective use. It is about a practice of a research group from USP that works with communities affected by rain related disasters such as flooding.