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What Can We Learn About Zero Carbon From Lelé’s Work?

The Zero Carbon policy is intended to create a kind of ecological balance to neutralize greenhouse gas emissions. Several studies report that the construction sector is one of the main responsible for the unbalance in which we find ourselves today, after all, it consumes natural resources on a gigantic scale and still builds buildings that do not collaborate with the maintenance of the environment. Therefore, searching for paths towards a carbon neutral architecture has become fundamental and one of them is learning from past masters, such as the Brazilian architect João Filgueiras Lima, known as Lelé.

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Renovation of a Brutalist House in Brazil / Arquitécnika

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Brasília, Brazil
  • Architects: Arquitécnika
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area :  1968
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year :  2019
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers :  AutoDesk, Sherwin-Williams, Alutec, Arte em Cinema, Bontempo, +22

The Works of the Late João Filgueiras Lima, Brazilian Icon

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Last week one of the greatest icons of Brazilian architecture, , also known as , passed away. Photographer Joana França has shared with us photographs depicting the architect's extensive repertoire - from his most classic works to some lesser-known gems.

See them all, after the break...

Brazilian Architect João Filgueiras Lima (Lelé) Has Passed Away

Iconic Brazilian architect and urbanist João Filgueiras Lima, also known as Lelé, passed away today in the city of Salvador.