Residential 2022

Smart City Natal

Services: Executive, Feasibility, Final Location: Rio Grande do Norte, Brasile Client: Planet Smart City

Designed to accommodate more than 16,000 residents, Smart City Natal is located in São Gonçalo do Amarante in Rio Grande do Norte, northeastern Brazil, just a few kilometers from Natal’s Governador Aluízio Alves International Airport. In addition to its strategic location near services and productive areas in one of Brazil’s fastest-growing regions, residents of the […]

Designed to accommodate more than 16,000 residents, Smart City Natal is located in São Gonçalo do Amarante in Rio Grande do Norte, northeastern Brazil, just a few kilometers from Natal’s Governador Aluízio Alves International Airport. In addition to its strategic location near services and productive areas in one of Brazil’s fastest-growing regions, residents of the smart city enjoy some of the state’s most beautiful beaches, such as Genipabu, Pipa, and São Miguel do Gostoso. Here, 700 homes and several residential lots are planned to be built, with areas ranging from 200 to 755 square meters
square meters.

Some 50 smart solutions will complement the residents’ living experience, including smart lighting and home automation systems, a bike-sharing system, and shared social spaces such as a library and a cinema. The project experiments with a residential community model, based on cooperation and sharing of spaces and objects, with a view to circularity and social inclusion. Within it, Community Managers also support residents in free training activities as part of the “Ela Pode” program, an initiative supported by Google that offers communication, leadership, negotiation, finance, networking, personal branding and digital tools to women in situations of socio-economic vulnerability.