A Civic Ecology project that has radically transformed the old city centre of the Southern Brazilian city of Curitiba. In the old centre of Curitiba city there has been something very powerful happening over the last year… Citizens are starting to Re-imagine and Re-create the city. It has all happened in a tiny corner of […]Read more "#RecreateYourCity: Cyclists pocket square Curitiba"
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 […]Read more "Curitiba, the world’s leading eco-city? (GUIDED TOUR)"
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 […]Read more "MON (Museu Oscar Niemeyer) – The Oscar Niemeyer Museum"
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, […]Read more "UNILIVRE, The Open University of the Environment"