As a pilot project, the process started in the Ribeira da Granja made the practice to bury the rivers and make them run through the pipes water under the bridge now. "Portugal is no longer 'tubing' rivers," says Pedro Teiga.
Brazil can take full advantage of the rivers to create interconnected parks along them, bringing more leisure, active mobility and valuing the landscape.
There are many reasons to daylight rivers, such as the contact of the people with the river, the return of the fauna and flora. But one of them is quite persuasive: air conditioning.
The Blue and Green Infrastructure proposes to solve the functional problems of a city in a more economic way, privileging the environmental preservation and benefiting the people.