Children Village: Remote school in Brazil wins best building award

Children Village: Remote school in Brazil wins best building award
 

A boarding school for disadvantaged children in a remote forest area of Brazil has won this year's award for the world's best new building.
The Children Village dormitory complex, which provides accommodation for 540 children, received the international Riba award for excellence this week.
It is based on a farm surrounded by dense rainforest in Tocantins state.
The building is made mostly from timber glued together and features three landscaped courtyard gardens.
Dormitories on the school campus, which surround the gardens, are individually distinguished by uniquely-patterned door panels.... read more

 
23 November 2018 in World News, Views: 81
Source: BBC
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