This project is a testament to a place that no longer exists. In 2003, dozens of families came to occupy the Galpa da Araujo Barreto, an abandoned chocolate factory in Salvador de Bahia, in Brazil. The families had previously been living on the city’s dangerous streets. Weary of living among so much violence and despair, they came together to take over this abandoned factory, then in ruins, and turned it into a dwelling space.
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