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Tuboteca / Public library service

Tuboteca
Tuboteca
Tuboteca
Tuboteca
Tuboteca

Discipline: Service Design

Tuboteca
Tuboteca

Discipline: Service Design

The Tubotecas are small libraries installed inside the tube stations, stations for boarding on the Curitiba's public transportation, which is made in glass tubular structure. Created to encourage reading among bus users, the libraries are open, where people can borrow the books they want without costs. No need to fill out any registration and there is no deadline for the return of volumes. Books are donated directly by the City Hall, by institutions and by citizens too. The project deserves to be awarded for its uniqueness and to transform a design project in an access tool to cultural property by the people in a simple and uncomplicated way.

  • DATE OF LAUNCH 2013

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME up to 12 months

  • TARGET REGIONS South America

  • TARGET GROUPS Consumer / User

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Institute for Research and Urban Planning of Curitiba (IPPUC)

IPPUC
Curitiba, Brazil

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Design

Institute for Research and Urban Planning of Curitiba (IPPUC)

IPPUC
Curitiba, Brazil

Sérgio Póvoa Pires, Altair José Basso, José Merege, Gabriel Zonta, Sávio Correia

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