University Design | UNIFEI | Itabira Campus | Brazil | Gustavo Penna Arquiteto Associados
The intention is to build a university campus with exceptional quality in terms of infrastructure, integration with Nature and social interaction. In such place, the equipments are instruments for socialization and community life, which gives the place an identity and improves the appropriation of the spaces. The coexistence lounges, for instance, not only stimulate the meeting of people, but also allow for an image of the whole.
The setting of the buildings aims at the maximum sun exposure and the best position relating to the wind and the contour lines, assuring minimum earthworks on the original terrain. In the unbuilt areas, the natural slope will be preserved as conservation areas. The lake will be emphasized in the complex, reinsuring its importance within the institution’s environment......more