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Eugênio de Melo
Project Type
Master-Planned Community
Transit-Oriented Development

Location
São José dos Campos, Brazil

Project Team
Pablo Vaggione, Design Convergence Urbanism
Ric Stephens, SPD

Area
900 acres [364 hectares]

Units
5,008 residential units

Description
The Eugênio de Melo Master Plan [Plano Mestre] envisions a complete community oriented around a proposed light rail station linking Rio de Janeiro with São Paolo. The project also connects the station with the President Dutra Highway BR-116 [Rodovia Presidente Dutra]. This comprehensive development includes the following balanced land uses:
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Light Rail Station
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Commercial
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Hotel Resort
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Championship Golf Course & Club
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Office & Light Industry
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Education & Research Institutions
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Single- & Multi-Family Residential
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Parks & Green Space
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Trails Network