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Community Capital in Brazil

Neighborhood center in Paraisópolis

Strategic design for a mixed-use civic hub with durable architecture and long-term financing in the neighborhood of Paraisópolis, Sao Paulo.

Coinciding with a long-term investing model – “patient capital” – the durable, low-maintenance architecture foresees the popularity of the civic center for generations to come.

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Silver: Neighborhood center in Paraisópolis, São Paulo, Brazil
 
“Continuously strengthening its role as a center for community empowerment”
 
Project Entry 2017 for Latin America
Project Details
Location
São Paulo, Brazil
Authors
Sol Camacho Davalos
Main Author
Sol Camacho Davalos
Raddar, Brazil
Jonathan Franklin
Main Author
Jonathan Franklin
Exxpon, Brazil
Maria Arquero de Alarcon
Further Authors
Maria Arquero de Alarcon
University of Michigan, USA
Prizes
Awards
Silver 2017
Latin America
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Community Capital in Brazil: Silver 2017 Latin America
Community Capital in Brazil: Silver 2017 Latin America

Neighborhood center in Paraisópolis, São Paulo, Brazil: Part of a long-term neighborhood upgrading process, the project …

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