Be they modern or remains from days long gone, buildings are definitely what gives a city its charm.
Seen as a quick and unimaginative solution, prefabrication is being rediscovered and offers a world of new solutions.
Quality of life has become such a competitive factor between cities that it’s relevant to raise the question of whether or not we are returning to city-states.
We are often astounded with the apparent complexity and the number of elements necessary to construct, renovate or modify a building.
Several programmes were launched to promote the return of people to city- centres through urban rehabilitation.
Oscar Niemeyer was a brilliant man. He mastered the curved line like no other and left his mark in Madeira.