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About the project (provided by the applicant)
We need to reforest ourselves. There is no separation between nature and people. There is only nature. Ecology encompasses everything: humans, animals, trees, rivers, fish, rain, wind, and sun. The forest is everything, the visible and the invisible, a vast intelligent organism. At this moment, the genes we share with trees speak to us, and we can feel the greatness of the forest. It’s about sensing life in others, in a mountain, in a bird, and becoming involved. The presence of other beings not only adds to the landscape but changes everything. Either you hear the voice of all other beings sharing the planet with you, or you wage war against life on Earth.

Amazonia, Brazil

Project design year

Tetro Architecture. Architectural office based in Belo Horizonte — Brazil, and operating globally, Tetro is formed by the architects Carlos Maia, Débora Mendes and Igor Macedo. The office's professional practice is based on the careful study of the premises and conditions of the location and the client, seeking a unique and irreplicable solution for each project. Fundamentals such as integration with nature, use of natural materials and exploration of empty spaces are characteristics that permeate all the works.

Authors of the project
Carlos Maia, Débora Mendes and Igor Macedo

Status of the project
Conceptual design

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