Topographical Amnesias, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

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Topographical Amnesias : Belo Horizonte

Architectural Intervention in Brazil – design by Vazio S/A Arquitetura e Urbanismo

page updated 30 Jul 2016 ; 4 Feb 2010

Topographical Amnesias Belo Horizonte

Design: Vazio S/A Arquitetura e Urbanismo ; co-author, Louise Ganz

Topographical Amnesias I

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Enormous concrete piles that structure some residential buildings in Belo Horizonte were converted into substance for urban inquiries. These monumental voids, totally under-used, were then connected to the city as a theater stage for Armatrux, a street theater company.

Topographical Amnesias II

The play Nomads, by theater company Armatrux, was another phase of the Topographical Amnesias project. The event was an architectural intervention which transformed a previously under-utilized space with airs of a trash dump. Architecture, landscaping and environmental reclaiming intermingle and work as an urban set for the theater play.

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Belo Horizonte (‘Beautiful Horizon’) is the sixth largest city in Brazil, the thirteenth largest city in South America and the eighteenth largest city in the Americas. Th metropolitan area is ranked as the third most populous metropolitan area in Brazil. The city is the capital of the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil’s second most populous state. It is the first planned modern city in Brazil.
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