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Call for Entries: Reconvexo Rio de Janeiro Subway Competition

Call for Entries: Reconvexo Rio de Janeiro Subway Competition

RECONVEXO is a competition of ideas for the reuse of the remaining staves from the expansion works of Rio de Janeiro’s Subway.

There are more than 6,000 staves originally intended for the tunnel connecting Line 4 to Gávea Station. This stretch should have been inaugurated along with other stretches executed for the Olympic Games Rio2016. Today, due to the financial crisis in the State of Rio de Janeiro, the execution of this expansion work is indefinitely on hold. The result is a huge amount of precast concrete parts with no certain destination. To reinterpret its possible uses, to redefine its meaning: this is the purpose of the RECONVEXO Competition.

More details on our website http://reconvexopuc.wixsite.com/concurso2017

  • Title

    Call for Entries: Reconvexo Rio de Janeiro Subway Competition
  • Type

    Competition Announcement (Student Competitions)
  • Website

  • Organizers

  • Registration Deadline

    April 14, 2017 11:30 PM
  • Submission Deadline

    April 21, 2017 11:30 PM
  • Price

    R$ 150,00

This competition was submitted by an ArchDaily user. If you'd like to submit a competition, call for submissions or other architectural 'opportunity' please use our "Submit a Competition" form. The views expressed in announcements submitted by ArchDaily users do not necessarily reflect the views of ArchDaily.

Cite: "Call for Entries: Reconvexo Rio de Janeiro Subway Competition" 09 Mar 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/866871/reconvexo> ISSN 0719-8884

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