Giovanni Munoz

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Rethinking Brasilia’s superblock: public amenity driven densification

Introduction Brasilia is based on the Modernist principle of zoning and separation of land uses; however, the Neighborhood Unit concept was one of the Brazilian’s urban planning twists alleviating the segregation of spaces. Alternating the residential Superblocks with cultural, recreational, religious, health, and educational amenities makes a substantial difference in the residents’ lives to this …

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