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  • Padiola: Highly related to Paredes de Coura, padiola, its a very simple and pragmatic ladder with the peculiarity of being built based on pressure fitting methods. THE PRODUCT
  • Wood-net: To carry out the food produced in the field to the housing wood-nets were used. This net could be carried by people and also linked to the oxcart. The object wereextremely simple and like the padiola, were built based on fitting systems, in this case the pressure was chaged by cotters that kept the structure tighten up. 
  • Monelha: Another very typical object used in a agricultural context. The monelha (portuguese name) was to be used in the animals head when plowing the land, to prevent injuries when the oxcart hitted the animal. This one is special, and like the yoke, it demonstrates how powerfull a family was. They're hand-made and in wool, its a symbol of exclusivity.
  • Yoke: Very typical yoke of the village, this was used for the same purpose but only in big traditional parties, this specific yoke demonstrated the agricultural power of each family.
  • Yoke: Common yoke of Paredes de Coura, used in the animals neck when driving the oxcart.
  • Loom: Used to fabric the typical textiles of the region.
  • GENIUS LOCI “Nullus enim locus sine genio est.”-(Servius Marius Honoratus 5 b.C)“Protecting and preserving the genius loci means; to realize the essence in ever new historical contexts. One can also say that the history of a place should be his self-realization”.-Norberg Schulz, 1979 “The genius loci allows to be more attractive, more credible, more distinct giving an effective alternative to the classic market segmentation, which often do not take into account the authenticity of corporate identity.”-Morace, 2001 Concentrate on thinking of something absolutely local, not imitable nor unplayable. Anything related to the one thing that can not move: the place, its history, its exterior and interior landscape, physical and cultural, its genius loci - the designation assigned to the Romans. And to boot, with strength, all its typicality, all differential characteristics. In substance and in form. In order to become non-reproducible.”-Bucci, 2003DESDECOIn a Hypermodernist society......