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18 Jan 2019
IF House in Natal

27 Oct 2018
House FY in Santa Catarian State

8 Oct 2018
Marília Fit Cafe, Belo Horizonte, Brasil
Design: David Guerra Arquitetura e Interiores
Marilia Fit Cafe in Belo Horizonte
photograph : Jomar Bragança

New Cafe in Belo Horizonte
The walls are filled by a structure of rectagular wooden boxes, in diferente sizes and permeabilities, which are responsible to compose the interior of the store, in a clear reference to the public market and all it’s smells and flavours. The same concept is verified on the facade in yellow aluminum.

6 Aug 2018
New Manaus Hotel Building, Amazonas, North Region of Brasil
Design: AMZ Arquitetos
Manaus Hotel by AMZ Arquitetos
photograph : Maíra Acayaba

Manaus Hotel Building
The hotel is located near Amazonas Theater in the historic city center of Manaus, a renovation of an old house from the early 20th Century and the construction of a new attached building in the center of the block.

31 Jul 2018
Sense Bike Headquarters, Belo Horizonte, Brasil
Design: BCMF Arquitetos
Sense Bike Headquarters in Belo Horizonte
photograph : Gabriel Castro

Sense Bike Headquarters Building
“Sense Bike” is a Brazilian manufacturer of high performance bicycles, willing to compete in quality and beauty with the big global brands. The company is part of a larger business group, and demanded its own headquarters closer to the growing Belo Horizonte market, including a showroom attached to its corporate office.

14 May 2018
Jardim Paulistano Residence, São Paulo, SP
Architects: Perkins+Will
Jardim Paulistano Residence in São Paulo
photo : Daniel Ducci

Jardim Paulistano House in São Paulo

10 May 2018
A Mata Atlântica Forest, São Paulo
Design: Balmori Associates
A Mata Atlantica Forest
image courtesy of Eduardo Lazzarini

A Mata Atlântica Forest in São Paulo

26 Apr 2018
Goose Island Brewhouse, Largo da Batata, São Paulo
Design: SuperLimão (Brazil) + Mckinley Bukkart Architects (Canada)
Goose Island Brewhouse in Sao Paulo
photograph : Maíra Acayaba

Goose Island Brewhouse

21 Mar 2018
New International Airport of Belo Horizonte, Belo Horizonte
Design: Bacco Associated Architects
New International Airport of Belo Horizonte
photograph : Ana Mello

New International Airport of Belo Horizonte
BACCO Arquitetos is the office that signs the project of the New International Airport of Belo Horizonte, inaugurated last year.

21 Feb 2018
IESB University Building, Brasília
Architects: Pei Cobb Freed & Partners
IESB University Building in Brasilia
rendering : Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

IESB University Building in Brasilia
IESB’s inward-focused existing campus will be transformed by an L-shaped complex featuring a new academic allée and a generous entry precinct with facilities that serve both the university and the public.

24 Oct 2017
Cerrado House, Moeda, Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte
Design: Vazio S/A, architects
Cerrado House
image from architects

Cerrado House in Minas Gerais
The Cerrado is one of the country’s seven biomes and covers an area of 1.5 million km². It holds about a third of all Brazilian biodiversity, 5% of the world’s flora and fauna, and is home to the headwaters of the three largest hydrographic basins in the country (Amazon, São Francisco, and Paraná/ Paraguay).

29 Aug 2017
Bráz Elettrica, São Paulo
Design: SuperLimão Studio, Atelier Marko Brajovic and Estúdio Guto Requena
Bráz Elettrica São Paulo Pizzaria
photo courtesy of architects office

São Paulo Pizza Restaurant

6 Jul 2017
Casa 01, Criciuma, Santa Catarina
Design: ES arquitetura
Casa 01

Criciuma House
Developed from its conception by a group of professionals from different areas, the project and the work of Casa 01 was developed with sustainability premises, trying to prove that one can build in a rational way, minimizing environmental impacts, transforming an object of living into an example object of change of habits in the construction and in the use of the residence.

14 Apr 2017
Skt.Mafia, Vila Velha, Espírito Santo
Design: ANGATU Arquitetos
Vila Velha Building
photography : Camila Santos

Skt.Mafia, Vila Velha
This design serves diverse uses: a skate park, store, event space and bar. The proposal’s idea is to create the ideal atmosphere for the skater and enhance the sensory experience.

5 Apr 2017
Casa Clara, Brasília, DF
Architects: 1:1 arquitetura:design
Casa Clara Brasilia
photograph : Edgard Cesar

Casa Clara in Brasilia
This property is mainly a small house, strong personality and clear solution (clear means Clara in Portuguese). The entire house is delicately supported on the downhill terrain.

14 Jan 2017
House C131, Franca, SP
Design: mf+arquitetos
House C131
photograph : Renato Moura

House in Franca
An intriguing cantilevered box supported on large wooden façade featuring project.

13 Jan 2017
Tropical Pool House, Gravataí, Rio Grande do Sul, southern Brazil
Design: Br3 arquitetos
Tropical Pool House
photograph : Marcelo Donadussi

Tropical Pool House in Gravataí
This work was developed to compose the leisure area of an existing residence. Thus, this project organizes the following items: a pool, a deck and a kiosk, the latter being the central element of this composition.

page updated 22 Oct 2016
New House in Londrina, state of Paraná
Design: ZIZ architects
VMZ House
photograph : Jean Oliveira

New House in Londrina
Accustomed to the daily routine of working in an architectural firm, although not an architect himself, the Londrina homeowner has taken an active role in the creation of his home design. As a young man who likes to host and entertain friends, the design of this home needed to be spacious, multifunctional, and well integrated with great social and leisure areas.

22 Nov 2016
Casa Erechim, Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil
Architect: Luciano Lerner Basso
Casa Erechimi
photograph : Marcelo Donadussi

Casa Rio Grande do Sul
House 4.16.3 is located in the city of Erechim, in the countryside of Rio Grande do Sul, brazilian state, around 400 km from the state capital, Porto Alegre.

29 Oct 2016
Casa Ventura M22, Xangri-lá, Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil
Architect: Estudio 30 51
Rio Grande do Sul Property
photo : Carlos Edler

Casa Ventura M22 in Rio Grande do Sul
This summer residence with five bedrooms was designed for a couple with three children in a gated community in the south coast of the state. The residence was designed with the living room as the heart of the home.

25 Oct 2016
Iguaçu Housing, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Southern Brazil
Design: Smart! and Heloisa Crocco
Iguacu Housing
image : Neorama (

Iguaçu Housing in Porto Alegre
This residential building in the south of Brasil has metal blades forming louvers and the ground panel, drawn from the research of the artist Heloisa Crocco. Views of the street, the slides highlight the building of its neighbors.

17 Oct 2016
Bar-Pool-Gallery, near Belo Horizonte, Nova Lima, MG
Design: BCMF Architects
Bar-Pool-Gallery by Belo Horizonte
image : Jomar Bragança

Bar-Pool-Gallery by Belo Horizonte
Designed and built over just three months, this building was planned for the Casa Cor MG 2014 as a kind of a hilltop belvedere.

12 Oct 2016
Casa NSN, Curitiba, Paraná, Brasil
Design: Biselli Katchborian Arquitetos Associados
Casa NSN Brazil
photograph : Nelson Kon

NSN House in Curitiba, Brazil
Form and matter are the key elements in the uniqueness of this Brazilian house. Wood, natural stone and concrete combined together, in different patterns and textures are associated to carefully designed forms and angles.

8 Oct 2016
Alameda dos Ipês Housing Development, Itajaí, Santa Caterina, south east Brasil
Design: OOIIO Architecture + Terra + Abramar
Alameda dos Ipes Housing in Santa Caterina
image from architects
Alameda dos Ipes Housing in Santa Caterina
This development comprises 430 social housing units within a new sustainable neighborhood in Itajai. The properties are designed to satisfy all requirements of the Brazilian social housing program “Minha Casa, Minha Vida”, intended to make the necessary standards to design houses for medium-low social classes.

14 Sep 2016
Riba in Leblon, Leblon, Rio de Janeiro
Design: SuperLimão Studio + André Piva Arquitetura with Laika Design
Riba Bar in Leblon
photograph : Anna Fischer

Rio de Janeiro Bar Design
The Riba bar opens its doors in Rio de Janeiro with the proposal to bring together the pleasure of “botecar” with a handmade menu, combined with a relaxed atmosphere in one of the most charming corners of Leblon, in the south of the city.

9 Aug 2016
Casa Italia for the 2016 Olympics, Rio de Janeiro
Interior design: Claudia Pignatale / Secondome with Edra
Casa Italia
image from architects

Casa Italia 2016 Olympics
Edra is pleased to announce its partnership with Casa Italia for the 2016 Olympics to be held this summer in Brazil, in Rio de Janeiro, between August 3 and August 21.

15 Jul 2016
Duetto Vitória Building
Design: ANGATU Arquitetos
Duetto Vitória Building
photo from architect

Vitória Building

2 Aug 2016
New Leblon Offices in Brazil
Design: Richard Meier & Partners Architects LLP
Leblon Offices
photograph : Roland Halbe

New Leblon Offices Building

27 Jul 2016
Structural Archaeology, Moeda, Minas Gerais
Design: Carlos M. Teixeira – Vazio S/A, architects
Structural Archaeology in Belo Horizonte
image from architects

Structural Archaeology in Belo Horizonte

page updated 2 Oct 2016
Urca Penthouse, Rio de Janeiro
Architect: Studio Arthur Casas
Penthouse in Rio de Janeiro

photograph : Fernando Guerra
New Penthouse in Rio de Janeiro
A remarkable location between two carioca landmarks: the Sugar Loaf Mountains and the Guanabara Bay. The client bought an apartment in dire conditions but seized its extraordinary potential.

page updated 17 Oct 2016
Cais das Artes Project
Design: Paulo Mendes da Rocha and Metro Arquitetos
Cais das Artes Brasil
image from architects

Cais das Artes Brasil Building
The project “Cais das Artes”, a partnership between the Pritzker Prize winner Paulo Mendes da Rocha and Metro Arquitetos office.

18 Dec 2015
Museum of Tomorrow
Design: Santiago Calatrava architect
Museum of Tomorrow Rio de Janeiro
image from architect

Museum of Tomorrow Rio de Janeiro
The $55 m Rio building was designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava and is the centerpiece of a renovation of Rio’s derelict port area.

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