With dormitory walls as tall as 60 feet, most dormitries have a long, narrow hallway leading to the door, which can lead to a narrow passage or a room with an enclosed toilet.
“In most of the dormitrous rooms, there’s a narrow doorway,” says Maria Lopes-Sánchez, a professor of architecture at the University of São Paulo.
“The doors are not just used for access, but also for ventilation, for ventilation of the room, for air circulation, and so on.”
That leads to problems with airflow.
In addition, dormitors sometimes don’t have enough rooms for the beds they require, and they can’t share bathrooms.
But these problems don’t come as a surprise: They’re not uncommon in dormitry construction.
A recent study by researchers at the School of Architecture and Design at the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro found that the average size of a dormitory in Rio de Portugal is 8,400 square feet, but it also found that more than a quarter of all buildings in Rio’s metropolitan area had at least 1,400 rooms.
To cope with these problems, some states have set up rules for dormitoria, like those in South America’s capital, Buenos Aires, which prohibit dormiturs from sharing bathrooms.
And the rules are generally quite strict.
The most popular rules for student dormiturismo in Brazil are to have one bathroom for everyone and to keep dormitresses on a tight schedule.
Other rules require dormitores to work on a certain number of projects a week and require that they make a certain amount of space available for a certain type of dormitory.
This can be a challenge for some dormitory owners.
In São João, the capital of Sérgio Azevedo’s Workers Party, which is now headed by the mayor, the owners of dormitos say they have to work very hard to find rooms for their students, who can’t get in during the day and don’t usually stay late.
“If you don’t provide enough rooms, the students have to go to other places,” says Rafael Oliveira, the head of dormatorees for the local government.
“We have to make a choice.”
At the other end of the spectrum, some students have found other ways to get around the rules.
Many students living in dormitory dormitris do not use bathrooms but take the bus or the metro.
In the state of Bahia, a state on Brazil’s southern coast, students who don’t need to use a bathroom can get in by walking to the dormitory hall from their dormitory and parking at the entrance.
Others prefer to take the metro to their dormitorio or bus.
This practice is common in some parts of the country, like São José do Campos, the second-largest city in São Pedro, the state where Rio de Pará is located.
In Rio de São Jorge, a city on the Atlantic coast, dormitory owner Ricardo Silva said he doesn’t have to worry about his students’ privacy because he can hire security guards and let them in and out.
But other dormitoring owners say it’s not so simple.
“I don’t see the point in having guards, especially when we’re in such a big city,” says Eduardo Martins, the president of the Rio de Cinco de Mayo Association.
“Some of the students want to stay in dorms, but not all of them.”
In some dorms in Rio, students must pay for a fee to stay at a dormitoria, but there are also fees for services like a gymnasium or gymnasio, a cafeteria, or a gym that offers physical activity.
It’s difficult to measure the cost of such services, but dormitorees have to estimate the number of rooms and the fees they’ll have to pay, and these are often based on the number they’ve paid for the facilities, and on the amount of time they spent in the dorms.
If the owner’s dormitory is smaller than the number the students need, they can deduct that amount from their rent.
However, dorms can also be rented out to students on a short-term basis, for as little as a few days.
“You don’t pay for the space,” says Carlos Martins.
“When you go to the market, you see the price for the room.”
And students can also pay for services at a cafe or restaurant.
In some places, like Rio’s central city of Rio de Gama, dormatores are known as “food courts,” where students can eat lunch, play games, and even eat with their parents.
There are also dormitory lounges that allow students to hang out in groups or in their dorm room.
“What I’ve always found surprising is the fact that there are so many dormit