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Date: 26 Nov Adela Suliman | Story Source: World Economic Forum ~ Go to Original Article

A remote jungle school in Brazil has just been named as the world’s best new building, its towering timber canopy serving as classroom and dorm to poor and indigenous children.

The ‘Children Village‘ complex, deep in the Tocantins region, will house 540 children in new dormitories, in an area where many children must trudge to and from school, across dense rainforest, on foot or by boat.

Now they can stay over – with grades already improving.

“The building is improving the quality of life of the kids,” award winner Gustavo Utrabo, an architect at…


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