This weekend we are launching the CURITIBA ECO CITY TOURS, 4 FREE tours over the weekend. The first tour is the architectural bike tour on Friday, we leave at 2pm. You can see the poster below and the tour has been posted as a facebook event. There is also a facebook page for the tours: […]
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Irish eco architect Duncan Crowley will give his talk at 5pm (9pm Irish time) in IBQP, the iCities node in Curitiba, Brazil on Friday 8th of August 2014. The talk will be broadcast live on the #CheerForPeaceEXPO NET TV channel on Bambuser. The archive video will be made available after. He is part of the […]
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An amazing day happened on Sunday 15th of June 2014 in Vila Torres, Curitiba, the day before the city saw its first of four world cup games. Vila Torres is the most central and oldest of the many underprivileged Favelas of the city. Its a tough existence here, people with next to nothing do what […]
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Duncan Crowley’s First Curitiba tour with Architecture Weekend now ready, just click on the website, book tour and see you here soon… Curitiba, the world’s leading eco-city? In one of the most unlikely places, huge creativity has arisen since the 70’s. Visit Curitiba to understand the urban evolution of what many call the most ecological […]
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Clube Brasileiro de fans de Asterix (Brazilian Asterix fan club) started in Curitba on Sunday the 8th of June 2014. There was an attempt to have the first “informal gathering” in Saint Patrick Pub Curitiba, but it was closed. So we went for BarBaran Ucrânia, which was open according to its facebook page. Got there […]
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A public talk by Duncan Crowley in the Bicicletaria Cultural in Curitiba next week at 7.30. Talk will be in (mostly) English and will be translated into Brazilian Portugese. We also hope to make a live vid stream out, should anybody wish to “Tune in” from beyond… Stream channel on Bambuser here Part 1 – […]
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Location: Curitiba, Brasil Architects: Oscar Niemeyer Year of construction: 1967 – 2002 Typology: Cultural and Entertainment Address: Rua Marechal Hermes, 999 Website: museuoscarniemeyer.org.br/ This space, known locally as MON, or el Olho (the Eye) is one of the most loved and most used public spaces in Curitiba city. Considered by many the finest art museum […]
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Location: Curitiba, Brazil Architect: Domingos Bongestabs Year of construction: 1991 Typology: Educational, bioconstruction, landscaping, urban recycling Address: Rua Victor Benato, 210, Pilarzinho Website: http://www.unilivre.org.br This is a very very special place, a perfect composition of how humans can design in harmony with, and in celebration of, nature. Located in the centre of Curitiba, […]
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CicloIguaçu were founded in May 2011 in Curitiba with a clear purpose: To create an interface for constructive dialogue with the government in order to strengthen the development of bicycle mobility policies. They were key organizers of the incredible #FMB3 (3rd World Bicycle Forum) in February, have a city centre HQ; Bicicletaria Cultural, are leading […]
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