School in Brazil Wins RIBA Prize for the World’s Best New Building

The school complex, titled ‘Children Village’ is situated in the remote village of Canuanã, in the state of Tocantins in northern Brazil; winning the RIBA International Prize 2018 meant that it topped a shortlist of outstanding entrants from Budapest, Tokyo, and Milan.

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Tuesday, November 20th, the judges of the RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) announced that the prestigious RIBA International Prize 2018 would be awarded to a school complex entitled ‘Children Village’ situated in the remote Brazilian village of Canuanã and designed by Brazilian architects Aleph Zero and Rosenbaum.

Children Village is a school complex that can house 540 children attending the Canuanã School. Funded by the Bradesco Foundation, the complex was designed by architects Gustavo Utrabo and Petro Duschenes from Aleph Zero in collaboration with Marcelo Rosenbaum and Adriana Benguela . . .

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