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CEU Pimentas / Biselli + Katchborian architects

  • 01:00 - 12 January, 2011
CEU Pimentas / Biselli + Katchborian architects
CEU Pimentas / Biselli + Katchborian architects, © Nelson Kon
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From the architect. The CEU Pimentas is located in Guarulhos, in Pimentas neighborhood, a place with few community equipment directed to education, leisure and sports.

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© Nelson Kon

The project is configured in a line, materialized in a large metallic roof that houses in its longitudinal borders different uses, articulated by a void which culminates in a central area dedicated to the use of sports. The aquatic complex is located outside this axis, in the external area. The plain topography and the linear configuration site were determinant for the architectural parti.

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© Nelson Kon

The various uses are distributed in blocks, in cast-in-place concrete and pre-cast concrete. Library, classrooms and cafeteria are located in the west side of the axis. On the opposite side, are located the volumes of classrooms, artistic gymnastics, dance and auditoriums.

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© Nelson Kon

The central void is a square. Without a program previously defined, it articulates the programs around it, through suggested pathways and bridges on the first floor, and allows various uses along its seats and free spaces. The colors chosen for the inner facades (which variate from yellow to green) contribute to the diversity and ludic atmosphere of this inner square.

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EF · January 14, 2011

Excellent. Concise, elegant, evocative, poetic even. And all with a remarkable economy of means, very much appropriate for the local social and economic environment.

Fernando · January 13, 2011

I still ask myself for how long brazilian architecture will live in boundary of modernism, of Vilanova Artigas and others.

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Cadu · January 13, 2011

What I like most in the Brazilian architecture is how they get good results with few resources.

Very good!

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