Recife and Olinda

Location 
Brazil
Recife
Date 
2004
Description 

Development and execution of a territorial development and spatial planning operation aiming the renewal of the historical centres of Recife and Olinda creating local added value, resorting to privi- leged partnerships, becoming a reference in terms of urban renewal and urban reconstruction, at a regional and national scale. The intervention proposal considered the goals issued by preliminary studies and plans drawn up for the site, in particular the Framework instruments (Planos Diretores) of Recife and of Olinda. This project evolved in two main phases – a Strategic Plan and Four Detailed Plans (Quay José Estelita and Quay Santa Rita, Recife Island, Vila Naval and Couqueiral and Olinda Isthmus) with 1.35 million m2 of gross floor area in a new urban land, with infrastructures, land plots dedicated to tourism related activities and equipments, figuring 9% and 12% respectively, i.e. a solution that enables the multifunctionality of this territory, increasing its vocation for public enjoyment and leisure.

Typology 
Name
Brasil, Recife-Olinda
Site
215,00 ha
Stage
Detail Plan
Client
Pernambuco State Government
Author
Parque Expo'98
Partner-in-charge
Vassalo Rosa, Amélia Reynaldo (Brazil)
Consultants
Federal Government, State Government, Prefeitura do Recife, Prefeitura Popular de Olinda, Porto Digital, IPESPE, Multiconsultoria and Norigem
Team
Portugal: Alexandre Rocha, António Neves, António Pedro Martins, António Quaresma, Carlos Barbosa (General coord.), Cristina Pinto Guedes, Eduardo Moreira, Elsa Morais, Elvira Fonseca, Fernando Nunes da Silva, Francisco Lampreia, Gisela Mascarenhas, Luís Cachada, Luís Miguel Rodrigues, Luís Miranda, Maria João Domingues, Nuno Correia, Paulo Alcobia, Paulo Carreira da Silva, Sérgio Ferreira Alves and Tiago Rocha; Brazil: Andréa Olinto, Anneliese Pires, Clemente Coelho Júnior (coord.), Cristina Aroucha, Goldberger Nunes, Fernando Lopes, Hercílio Maciel, Hugo Figueiredo, Isabel Lins, João Azevedo, José Guelfer de Morais, João Roberto Peixe (coord.o), Karla Moury Fernandes, Kássia Araújo, Lúcia Veras, Manoel Marinho, Maria Lúcia de Oliveira, Márcio Saraiva, Maria de Lourdes Albuquerque, Maria Inana Cassundé, Margarida Monteiro, Neide Cirne Silvana Rocha (coordenação), Ricardo Pessoa e Melo, Sílvia Valadares, Sônia Calheiros, Taciana Ferreira and Tereza Uchôa.

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