The grid contemplates the improvement of informal settlements without removing the inhabitants, by constructing an infrastructural grid with suspended building lots. The grid recycles water and includes space for food production and public activities. An integrated pig farm, besides producing pork meat, supplies organic material for a biogas electricity plant as a byproduct.
The habitiation grid is a student project by Bernardo Araújo, Éder Andrés, Isabel Brant, Mateus Andreatta e Thiago Campos, coached by professor Maria Lúcia Malard at the Federal University of Belo Horizonte.
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