Free University of the Environment
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Architect Domingos Bongestabs
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Location Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil   map
Date 1992   timeline
Building Type college campus, environmental university, academic
 Construction System re-claimed eucalytus utility poles, stucco, clay tile
Climate warm temperate
Context urban park, reused granite quarry
Style Environmental Modern
Notes Universidade Livre do Meio Ambiente, or "Unilivre". Functional spaces supported within a rustic playful sturdy pole framework, spiraling upward within a roughly cylindrical overall form to connect from the floor up to the rim of the former quarry.
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Universidade Livre do Meio Ambiente
Rua Victor Benato, 210 – Pilarzinho
82.120-110 – Curitiba – Paraná
Fones:(55) 41 - 254-3734 / 254-7657
Fax:(55) 41 - 253-4035

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