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Foundation Ibere Camargo

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Alvaro Siza Vieira
 
location Porto Alegre
function museum
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The new Iberê Camargo Foundation headquarters preserves the collection of more than 4000 works by the master of Brazilian expressionism in nine art galleries. This is the first project by Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza in Brazil. The building is an international landmark in architecture and engineering solutions. One of the design’s innovative features is its reinforced-concrete construction throughout, without the use of bricks or sealing elements, forming curved outlines like a great sculpture to feature the form and movement of the ramps built on all floors. It is built entirely from white concrete, which dispenses with painting and finishing and also brings it a feeling of lightness. All the power and service ducts are inside the walls, insulated with fiberglass, allowing the installation of permanent or temporary dimmable sockets and lighting anywhere in the rooms.

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Arti-Fact says:
Street view of this building
Amsterdam, Netherlands 14-Dec-12
Mcm says:
Bravo Siza!
22-Jul-08
Naomi says:

Amsterdam, Netherlands 06-Jul-08
Naomi says:

Amsterdam, Netherlands 06-Jul-08
Naomi says:

Amsterdam, Netherlands 06-Jul-08
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Foundation Ibere Camargo
Address
Av. Padre Cacique 2000
Brazil
http://www.iberecamargo.org.br/
Project is public!
Opening hours Free entrance. Tel 55 51 3247-8000
How to get there? The regular lines of the public busses that go towards the southern end of the city, pass the building.
Completion 5- 2008
Floor area/size 1300 m2
ArchitectAlvaro Siza Vieira
 
Project ID 2310
Latitude/Longitude 30°04'40S 51°14'45W
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