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Praça da Liberdade 50
(Centro de Apoio Turistico Tancredo Neves)



Sylvio Emrich de Podestá & Éolo Maia

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The Tourist Center 'Tancredo Neves' has a façade of steel, with controlled oxydation, therefore it is nicknamed 'Rainha da Sucata' (Queen of Scrap') . It was designed by the architects Sylvio E. de Podestá and Éolo Maia and was built 1985-92. One of the elements of the façade is a large steel orange (melon?).


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Location (S 19°55'56" - W 43°56'19")

Item Code: brmg078; Photograph: 14 July 2017
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