Liquid Territories

Paulo David
28th october 2014

Liquid Territories can be understood not as liquefying states and flooded plots but rather the fluency of the interconnections within several different areas and the relations they promote within their confluence. One of the most common relations found in coastal areas is the boundary between the water line and the physical element where one inhabits. This is a very tense relationship that is constantly changing due to the very nature of the elements and the forces directly applied over the times.

It is within this premise that often natural disasters happen. These have obvious negative impacts upon striking a particular area, but they also offer positive challenges and opportunities to create new architectures.
The presentation aims to briefly highlight some buildings and projects that have been developed within this context, either
as a result of physical damage from a previous disaster or as a highlight or consolidating moment within a landscape strongly shaped through the pace of erosion over time.