By Bruno De Nicola, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO - The Rio de Janeiro Union of Architects (IAB-RJ) has launched an important call for the revitalization project of the once famous Hotel Paineiras. The complex will be transformed into a multifunction resort. Applications are being accepted until September 30, and must focus on the creation of an ecological, touristic and educational center.
The complex will include a hotel, Atlantic Forest observation deck and convention center. It will also serve as a parking and transfer area for vehicles en route to Christ the Redeemer.
Until 1984, Hotel Paineras was a luxury . . .