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Architecture Design and Building in Curitiba, Brazil - 01
Architecture Design and Building in Curitiba, Brazil

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PUBLIC ARCHITECTURE OF CURITIBA

Curitiba, Brazil called "the world's greenest city" by the New York Times Magazine in May 2007 is increasingly well known for its long-term success in integrated land use, transportation, and environmental planning, including its exciting public bus system. Less well known is the extensive program of public architecture that helps animate the urban fabric of the city, weaving together parks and open space, tourism, urban identity, and industrial reclamation. — Published 2007.0926

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QUARRY TO KITCHEN

For thousands of years, people have used granite and marble to protect their places of power and wealth. Communities have built palaces, libraries, temples, and banks from stone, but most individuals have found it too expensive to install in their homes or workplaces. Recently, a group of companies from southern Brazil have joined forces to provide affordable finished products made from these luxurious materials. — Published 2005.1109

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Architecture Design and Building in Curitiba, Brazil

 


 
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