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One of the most important aspects of life, and consequently a building, is light. The excessive use of energy is consuming the world’s resources, but fortunately today we have promising options to consider when constructing...

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A person’s quality of life is directly associated with where they reside, and today 54% of the world’s population lives in a urban area (according to 2014 United Nations census). An urban city is a complex social organization...

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Architecture is made for people. All architectural design has an impact on the lives of its direct, indirect, and city users. The role of the architect is to make structures beneficial for everyone. First, the creation...

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In 1920, the reputed architect developed  the as the pillars of modern architecture style. One important concept within it has been gaining more attention in recent years: rooftop gardens. According to Le Corbusier, roof gardens are an...

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A few days ago two Brazilian students, Maurício Tavares and João Paulo Berenguer, launched a project to support homeless people in their home city, Salvador. The project, “Acorda, Cidadão” (Wake Up, Citizen) along with “Levanta-te...

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Though I was born in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil,  I have lived in many different cities through my life. My passion for the environment began with my parents’ influences. They both are biologists so I grew up giving love...

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