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Located on the floodplain of Rio Tamanduateí, one of the most important rivers of the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Park D. Pedro II is a symbolic public space, with important historic buildings with its connection between the center of town (the historical hill) and the east zone. The transformation by Una Architects, H+F Architects, Metrópole Architects and Lume of the Park D. Pedro II, beyond its internal limits, has as premise of an urban redevelopment that could radiate qualities to the surrounding neighborhoods. Briefly, the plan provides three axes of intervention. More images and architects’ description after the break. The park is currently cut off by the most important link north / south, Estado Avenue, and also by the most important link the east / west of town, east-west avenue Radial. The road works, in the early ’70s, transformed the park into a node of transport system, nullifying its other public functions. There is still located a subway station, two other stations of an express bus line and the largest bus station in the country. View more View full description
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