Throughout the day, the city goes without a working and student population. Generating a daily desertification of its centers, this commuting rhythm segments generations and doesn’t allow significant exchange between individuals. Michèle proposes to build knowledge towers materialize the possible exchanges that could occur and give Almada’s dwellers a voice that would progressively create a collaborative understanding of the community knowledge and its potential.
What if this line of exchange insights continues to expand beyond the exhibition in Casa da Cerca?
Commuting : Periodically recurring travel between one’s place of residence and place of work, or study, and in doing so exceed the boundary of their residential community. In the urban context, commuting is characterized by the use of a transportation mode to go back and forth as between a suburb and a city, a city to the metropolis.The phenomenon of commuting is closely linked with the growth of suburbs. Definition from European Commission