concept urban situations scale interventions research arte/cidade - zona leste
Estação Brás

ateliê van lieshout

carlos vergara

Around the Brás station, the impact of the subway implantation was, in urban terms, catastrophic.

When the east branch was constructed, a great area along the lines, before occupied by the traditional residential buildings of the quarter, was expropriated.

This big cut, disrupting the whole urban fabric was never, despite the implantation of some new low income residential sets, fully reintegrated.

The Brás station occupies a great area, today more similar to a non-man-land. The attempt of reurbanizing the region produced the reverse effect: a vast terrain vague