Use of Wood in construction and equipments to the terrestrial trails of Fernando de Noronha, Brazil


The archipelago “Fernando de Noronha” has an exceptional tourist and recreational vocation due to the beauty of the landscapes, beaches and seas all around. This has attracted intensive visitation leading to a strong impact in the natural and built environment. Infrastructure projects were developed for trails, especially looking for the execution and farther maintenance for a not specialized technician, starting from the methodology ROS - Recreational Opportunities Spectrum, associated to specific methodologies of project and representation. Among the main projects, stand out the support constructions - from 9 m² to 60 m² - divided in categories according to the complexity level, besides bridges for pedestrians, stairways and signs. It was adopted wood as the basic raw material and an architectural language coherent with the island environment, looking for repetition of the typology of some structural elements, creating identity with the local environment.

Data: 2000

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