023

Arte Útil archive nr:

023

Initiator:

Domènec

Location:

Brazil

Category:

urban-development, economy, social

Users:

The artists, homeless people

Maintained by:

Museu Nacional do Conjunto Cultural da Republica, Brasilia, Brazil

Certification:

prototype

Duration:

2007

Domènec
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Superquadra casa-armário

Description:

A scaled down recreation of two buildings in the huge blocks of residential housing in Brasília, called “superquadras” or giant blocks of houses; designed by Lucio Costa. Made into prototypes of individual shelters for the “moradores da rua” or homeless.

Goals:

It's a prototypes of individual shelters for the “moradores da rua” or homeless.

Beneficial Outcomes:

Homeless can have a temporary shelter.

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