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Palace II

Athaydeville, Barra da Tijuca Zona Sul
Rio de Janeiro RJ Brazil

Status:destroyed
Construction Dates
  Began1990
  Finished1995
  Destroyed1998
Floor Count22
Building Uses
 - residential
Structural Types
 - highrise
Materials
 - glass
 - steel
 - concrete, reinforced
 - brick

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof246 ft

Description
• Architect: Sergio Naya.
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• The building partially collapsed in February 1998 during Carnival, killing eight people.
• Six days after the collapse, the building was demolished.
• The building was constructed with low-quality materials, including sand from the beach, used bricks and so on.

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