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Project Morrinho (in Portuguese “Projeto Morrinho“) a social and cultural project based on local neighborhoods of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Morrinho, which was started by local youth in 1998, is a 320m2 model of the city constructed from bricks and other recycled materials. Beginning as a simple childhood game to escape from the realities of violence and corruption that surrounded the teens and their community.

For more information and photos can be found on the Project Morrinho website

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