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Hot year-round temperatures and high relative humidity makes playing sports in sun-soaked Natal, Brazil a sweaty challenge. That's why local footballers are looking forward to Swiss-based architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron's open air Gymnasium project. A simple yet state-of-the-art facility that stands in harmony with the region's hot sun, gentle wind, and frequent rain, The Gymnasium project will serve the Mãe Luiza neighborhood and is part of a larger plan by Centro Sócio to unite and urbanize the growing community.

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