Automovel Club is an historical iconic building located in a vibrant district of Rio with intense artistic and cultural life, and just across the road from one of the most important parks of the City. The City expects creative proposals to renovate this patrimonial building while preserving its unique architecture, and to propose new uses and environmental innovations for its redevelopment.
InformationThe application process for Rio de Janeiro is going to be launched on November 29th. On this date, the competition documents for Rio de Janeiro, including the Regulation document and the detailled requirements document for Automóvel Clube do Brasil will be available on this webpage. Please register to our mailing list to receive all the updates regarding Automóvel Clube do Brasil site
Building restoration and development of new uses. Suggested uses are cultural or institutional services, but candidates may incorporate other uses such as tourism or commercial activities. The property is located in the Cultural Corridor Special Zone: projects must thereby abide the permitted uses and activities. It is also requested that sustainability and resilience techniques be employed in historic buildings. It is recommended that the requalification of Rua do Passeio up to the subway connection and the landscaping restoration of Passeio Público park be included in the proposal. Partnerships may be set up with local property owners and institutions to enhance the urban improvements. Bidders may integrate adjacent buildings in their project proposal.
Municipality of Rio de Janeiro.
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