Oaxaca Visiting School 2018/ Metropolitan Landscapes Programme

 

The workshop programme will be structured along the following activities:

 

  • Site Visits and talks that explore design at metropolitan scales through punctual projects currently happening in the city of Oaxaca: Ciudad de las Canteras, Vía Recreativa, Calzada de la Republica, Barranca del Pedregal, among others.
  • Evening Lectures on Landscape Urbanism, Ecology, Liga Peatonal, Metropolitanism, among others etc.
  • Drone/Aerial mapping and other new technologies to survey and map metropolitan landscapes.
  • Collective Design of a Skate Landscapes through participation and negotiations with local skate groups and the use of ergonomic techniques as part of participatory design methodologies.

DAILY PROGRAMME:

 

Monday 16 July 2018

  • 9:30 am: Welcome and introduction to the workshop at Casa de la Ciudad.
  • 9:45 am Lecture on ‘Landscape Urbanism as a model for Metropolitan Landscapes’
  • 10:30: Introduction to Drone Mapping, GIS and Agisoft.
  • 13:00 Lunchtime
  • 14:30-17:30: Tutorials and exercises on Drone Mapping, GIS and Agisoft.
  • 17:30 Lecture on Ecology and Oaxaca: A common Plan for a Common Good by Juan Jose Consejo, Instituto de la Naturaleza y la Sociedad Oaxaquena, 

Tuesday 17 July 2018

  • 09:30-13:00: Site visit (cycle tour) to Calzada de la Republica, one of the 3 main public space corridors being planned in Oaxaca . The tour will conclude in ‘Ciudad de las canteras’: Formerly home to the quarries of Oaxaca has now been converted into park with artificial lagoons and cultural centre. The visit will include drone mapping activities.
  • 13:00: Lunchtime
  • 14:30-18:00: Workshop and generation of Drone and GIS data from Calzada de la Republica and ‘Ciudad de las Canteras’
  • 17:30 Lecture on ‘La Liga Peatonal’ by Claudina de Gyves, La Liga Peatonal

Wednesday 18 July 2018

  • 09:30-13:30: Workshop and generation of Drone and GIS data from Calzada de la Republica
  • 13:00 lunchtime
  • 14:30-18:00: Workshop and generation of Drone and GIS data from Calzada de la Republica
  • 17:45 Lecture on Virtual representation and archaeological reconstruction, by Ludovic Cellec TBC

 

 

Thursday 19 July 2018

  • 09:30-13:30: Workshop and generation of Drone and GIS data from Calzada de la Republica
  • 13:00: Lunchtime
  • 14:30-18:00: Workshop and generation of Drone and GIS data from Calzada de la Republica
  • 17:45 Lecture on Metropolis and Design: How to steer the metropolis by Alfredo Hidalgo

 

Friday 20th July 2018  

  • 09:30-13:30: visit to ‘Barranca del Pedregral’. The ravine is an example of how to recover landscapes through permaculture and how to achieve a sustainable water management in Oaxaca. The visit includes drone mapping and understanding the potential of permaculture at a metropolitan scale.
  • 13:00 Lunchtime
  • 14:30-18:00: Workshop and generation of Drone and GIS data from Calzada de la Republica
  • 17:45 Lecture: Landscape Urbanism by Adriana Chávez/ Oficina de Resiliencia Urbana ORU

Saturday 21st July 2018

 

  • 10:0-12:00: Site Visit with local skaters’ groups to Calzada de la Republica.
  • 17:45 Lecture: Landscape Urbanism by Adriana Chávez/ Oficina de Resiliencia Urbana ORU
  • 14:30-17:30: Development of Proposal at large and small scale

Sunday 22nd July

 

  • All day Free Day

Monday 23rd July 2018

  • 09:30-13:00: Development of Proposal at large and small scale
  • 13:00 Lunchtime
  • 14:30-17:30: Development of Proposal at large and small scale

Tuesday 24th July 2018

  • 9:30-13:00 &14:30-17:30: Development of Proposal at large and small scale

Wednesday 25th July 2018

  • 09:30-13:00:  Development of Proposal at large and small scale.
  • 14:30 Final Presentation of skate furniture design to local groups and next steps
  • 17:00 Diploma Ceremony

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