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Inhotim Contemporary Art Center

Arquitetos Associados

America meridionale | Brumadinho

Set in luxuriant vegetation just outside the city of Belo Horizonte in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, the Inhotim Cultural Institute marries art, architecture and landscape. As a botanical oasis, it boasts thousands of plant species. As a centre for contemporary art, it hosts dozens of international works set in undulating landscaped grounds. As an architecture, it operates an amalgam of artworks and exhibition spaces including galleries for a range of coordinated events or dedicated to the works of a single artist. With its natural “collection” of botanical species and meaningful insights into how art and architecture can intertwine, the park complex delivers an emotional experience that is both sensory and cultural.
The young architects of Brazilian practice Arquitetos Associados were given the brief of designing three buildings, each with its own specific style and...

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