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The "club condominium" city: the logic behind facilities and leisure spaces growth in residential developments in São Paulo City

Grant number: 12/08409-2
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): August 01, 2012
Effective date (End): October 31, 2012
Field of knowledge:Applied Social Sciences - Architecture and Town Planning - Landscaping
Principal researcher:Silvio Soares Macedo
Grantee:Paulo Alas Rossi
Home Institution: Faculdade de Arquitetura e Urbanismo (FAU). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil


This project discusses the rise of the of vertical residential development model called "club condominiums" during the 2000s decade, in São Paulo Metropolitan Area, questioning the reasons why it became the customary solution adopted by the formal housing market. Not being limited by the Marketing explanations, based on the consolidation of the object of desire, the research aims, through the characterization of housing production, analysis of the regulatory framework and presentation of the developers' financial logic, to demonstrate how regulatory framework has been playing a key position in "club condominiums'" promotion, given an accelerated real estate capital reproduction context. (AU)

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(References retrieved automatically from State of São Paulo Research Institutions)
ROSSI, Paulo Alas. The Supercondominium phenomenon: verticalization in São Paulo metropolis at the beginning of the XXI century.. 2013. Master's Dissertation - Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Faculdade de Arquitetura e Urbanismo (FAU/SBI) São Paulo.

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