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Bicicletário Araribóia

public bike storage with 416 places for the city of Niterói, Brazil

Aiming to become one of the most bike friendly cities of Brazil, Niterói opened the first public covered bike storage of the city, which is also one of the biggest of Brazil. It is located right next to the terminal of the ferries between Niterói and Rio de Janeiro, where hundreds of thousands of commuters pass by each day. We were participating in the whole design process and responsible for the technical working-out of the project. Inaugurated 27th of March 2017.

Project for and in collaboration with Cycling Program of the Municipality.

Location: Praça Araribóia, center of Niterói, Brazil | Program: covered bike storage for 416 bikes | Client: Municipality of Niterói, Programa Niterói de Bicicleta | Architects: Isabela Ledo & Filipe Simões | Period: 2016-2017