"The greatest urban planner humanity has given." 

United Nations

  • Three times Mayor of Curitiba (1971 - 1975), (1979-1983), (1989- 1992).

  • Two times Governor of Paraná State (1995-1998), (1999 -2002)

  • In 1990, the United Nations awarded him the Maximum Environmental Award

  • Unicef honored him in 1996 for his programs "Da Rua para a Escola" (From Street to School), "Protegendo a Vida" (Protecting Life), and "Universidade do Professor" (Teacher's University)

  • President of the International Union of Architects (2002-2005)

Master Plan

A NEW CITY

"A city without conventional cars"

100% Trash Recycling
100% Trash Recycling

All garbage will be 100% recycled in Amaitlan Garden City.

Electric Cars Transportation
Electric Cars Transportation

Transportation in Amaitlan will be by electric cars, wagons, horses, bicycles and by waterway.

Solar and Alternative Energies
Solar and Alternative Energies

There will be a mixed energy use: solar, by gas burning and conventional.

100% Wastewater Recycling
100% Wastewater Recycling

All wastewater will be 100% recycled in Amaitlan Garden City.

Suction Drainage
Suction Drainage

Suction drainage will be with high vacuum pumps.

Elevated Floor Constructions
Elevated Floor Constructions

Buildings will be raised from the ground to avoid its damage, and to allow the absorption of rainwater, prevent flooding and enable air circulation for better ventilation of buildings.

Night Freight Transport
Night Freight Transport

The transportation of consumable goods will be at night.

70% of the city is green area
70% of the city is green area

70% of the island space is conserved as a green area; Other cities have only 2% of green area.

Construction at the Palm Tree high
Construction at the Palm Tree high

95% of the buildings will not exceed the height of the palms green mass (18 mts.)

Undergroung Wiring System
Undergroung Wiring System

The city will have an invisible infrastructure whose wiring system will be underground.

Public Lighting in the Palm Trees
Public Lighting in the Palm Trees

The street lighting is located in the trunks and the top of the palm trees. They will be operated with solar energy and biomass.

Compost
Compost

Compost generation by organic waste for natural fertilization of the plants of the Garden.