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Estação Viva at BioRia

Castro, João ; Nunes, João ; Barbosa, Helena ;


Estação Viva is a dynamic hub of south zone BioRia, a project with services and products associated to bocage in Ria de Aveiro. Rescue of the old train station in Canelas to be a space of connection between the natural heritages of BioRia, regional products, and people. This is a vast territory and needs a strategic vision that articulates social innovation and local activities that captures people to the importance of natural heritage through environmental education. Telling the geomorphic, biological and anthropological history of this place, here we can feel the Earth to awaken the interest for the conservation of nature and human activities that relate to sustainability. The intervention of the design lays in communication, design of experiments and artefacts for sale, and its production ensured through partnerships with local artisans, rescuing traditional ways of doing rooted in local culture, technologies and materials that have been forgotten but which show be essential to return to the production value.


Palavras-chave: Identity, biodiversity, strategy, craft, cesign,


DOI: 10.5151/despro-icdhs2014-0121

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Como citar:

Castro, João; Nunes, João; Barbosa, Helena; "Estação Viva at BioRia", p. 42-43 . In: Tradition, Transition, Tragectories: major or minor influences? [=ICDHS 2014 - 9th Conference of the International Committee for Design History and Design Studies]. São Paulo: Blucher, 2014.
ISSN 2318-6968, DOI 10.5151/despro-icdhs2014-0121

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