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Arena do Morro – Natal, Brazil

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Building:  Arena do Morro
Location: Natal, Brazil
Architect: Herzog & de Meuron
Structural Engineer: PLANTAE ( Planejamento Téchicoem Arquitetura e Engenharia LTDA., Natal-RN,Brazil)
General Contractor: AR Construções LTDA., NAtal-RN,Brazil

Completed 2014

AE Interest: Open roof structure to allow light in but keep water out, concrete blocks designed to create various levels of transparency and privacy, fully naturally conditioned building, gymnasium sports field with tiered seating for 420, multipurpose rooms, terrace with ocean views [a]

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Written by Katherine Van Herk

September 7, 2016 at 12:15 pm

Posted in Built

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