Best Implemented Project of Public Building or Facility

About the project
The project emerges from the re-design of 16 used 40ft High Cube containers to form the unique and vibrant new piece for the entrepreneurial community of the city of Salvador, as well as being a generator pole for new entrepreneurs.
Based on the terrain analysis, solar orientation, existing circulation routes in the park, prevailing ventilation, shading from the trees we developed the location of the container blocks, their volumetric arrangement should invite users to enter and use the space. Starting from the basic composition of stacking the containers, a pantographic movement was made where the structural elements of the upper and lower blocks function as the axis of rotation for the movement, thus a movement was found where it was possible to use swings that would not be possible only stacking traditionally.

Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

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Applicant and authors of the project
Diego Viana.
Graduated in Architecture and Urbanism with specialization in Interior Architecture, he was awarded by the 9th International Biennale of Architecture of São Paulo in 2011, had his project selected for the 15th and 16th edition of the Venice Architecture Biennale. Selected for the 22nd Opera Prima, he returned to the award as a juror at the 27th edition. He was founding partner and creative head of the Urban Recycle office, where he remained until November 2018. 
Team: Diego Viana (Architect), Gabriela Ferreira, Lucas Garboggini, Lucca Beltrão, Maisa Cordeiro, Tarcísio Pureza, Saul Kaminsky (Architect), Vaguiner Patricio.