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Gisele Taranto arquitetura
Casa Cor


Casa Cor is the biggest and most important event of national architecture and decoration in Rio de Janeiro. This year, the event is in its 21st edition and it takes place at Linneo de Paula Machado mansion. Built in the beginning of the 20th century, this mansion is 1.500 square meters wide in a plot […]


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Studio Mk27
Decameron


The showroom of the Decameron furniture store is located on a rented site in the furniture commercial alley in São Paulo. To make the quick and economic construction viable, the project worked with the premise of a light occupation of the lot, basically done with industrial elements, which could easily be assembled. The space was […]


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Design São Paulo – the first international event of its kind in Brazil


The partnership between Luminosidade, which organizes São Paulo Fashion Week, and the National Fashion and Design Institute (In-Mod), with a core of specialists, brought to life a major project focused on design, positioning Brazil as a leading player in the segment. Plus, the Campana brothers were honored! The event was organized by Luminosidade, the company […]


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b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos
Regeneration of the Waterfront of Port of Porto Alegre


The architectural practice b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos, the designers of the Lleida Alguaire Airport or Torico Square, will now tackle the revitalisation of a 2.5-km stretch of waterfront in Porto Alegre (Brazil) in collaboration with Jaime Lerner Arquitetos Associados. The project is aimed at transforming the Cais Mauá dock area – a rundown, disused part […]


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Affonso Risi Architect
RMS – Residence in Sao Paulo


House with 3767 ft² on a flat  trapezoidal ground (39,37 ft  facing a green square, 22,31ft on the back and approximately 123 ft on both lateral limits), deployed along the two sides. The front façade is oriented to the north overlooking a square with trees. Downstairs there’s a garage and access, living  rooms, veranda and […]


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Camarim Arquitectos
Casa Tropical


Mundaú is a fishermen’s village in an immense beach in the state of Ceará, in Northeast Brazil. 3º 10’ 42.51” South of the Equator, years are split in wet and dry seasons, with temperatures ranging from 22ºc to 33ºc. Heavy rainfall from January to July ensures a fertile ground where vegetation flourishes until December. The […]


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Isay Weinfeld
Número Bar


Numero Bar was built on a very narrow and long strip of land in the Jardins area, in São Paulo. A walkway runs from the street through a hallway/tunnel fully covered in mirrors, leading to the main hall. At the entrance, the ceiling is extremely low and the view of the hall – cascaded – […]


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Atelier Christian de Portzamparc
Cidade da Música Roberto Marinho


Barra de Tijuca is a new town in Rio de Janeiro’s southern outskirts. It is a long plain that lacks strong architectural events and urban marks. The site is structured by two highways that  cross. On the centre of this cross imagined by Lucio Costa, the Cidade da Musica will be in the very heart […]


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Isay Weinfeld
Piracicaba House


  This is a getaway house erected in the city of Piracicaba, 250km away from São Paulo. It is intended to serve as a meeting point for a family whose members are scattered across various cities around the state. The 2,000m2 (21,500 ft2) land resulted from merging 2 corner-lots in a gated condominium. Not only […]


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Affonso Risi Architect
Beach House at Ponta do Pulso (Pulso Beach)


  The main building, a two floor pentagon plan pavilion (258,80 m²/2 784 ft²), is almost entirely surrounded by the sea. The plan allows disposing 4 bedrooms upstairs opened as verandas to the sea landscape. The fifth vertex is an open space two stories high. The entire ground floor is also designed as a veranda […]


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Affonso Risi Architect
House on Alabarda Street


Urban house (281 m² / 3 023 ft ²) in an upward sloping ground, narrow (9,00 m/ 32,47 ft) and long (50,00 m/164 ft). On the ground floor, one meter (3,23 ft) higher than the street, there’s an access, garage, studio and working areas. On this level , there’s also a little pool  filled with carps, […]


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