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Elevators For a Social Project in Rio De Janeiro

By Elevator World | July 1, 2011

Brazil The picturesque morros (low, rounded hills) covered by vegetation, so common in Brazil’s eastern geography, provide cities like Río de Janeiro with an undulated landscape and imposing vistas. But many of these morros have been the settlements of so-called favelas (populous slums that are part of the urban landscape) for years. During your reporter’s…

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Nato Headquarters

By Elevator World | June 1, 2011

Belgium The North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s (NATO) new headquarters has been under construction since December 2010, and completion is scheduled for 2015. The new 100-acre site in Brussels is designed by Chicago-based architects Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and the Belgian Bureau Assar. The site will feature a series of six-story blocks linked by a central…

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