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Jardim Vicentina Urbanization / Vigliecca & Associados

09:00 - 12 February, 2017
Jardim Vicentina Urbanization  / Vigliecca & Associados, © Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti

© Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti +35

Retreat in José Ignacio / MAPA

13:00 - 31 December, 2016
Retreat in José Ignacio / MAPA, © Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti

© Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti +12

  • Architects

  • Location

    José Ignacio, Departamento de Maldonado, Uruguay
  • Architect in Charge

    Luciano Andrades, Matías Carballal, Rochelle Castro, Andrés Gobba, Mauricio López, Silvio Machado
  • Area

    90.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

MINIMOD Catuçaba / MAPA

09:00 - 29 December, 2016
MINIMOD Catuçaba  / MAPA, © Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti

© Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Fazenda Catuçaba | E. Rengade © Fazenda Catuçaba | E. Rengade +18

  • Architects

  • Location

    Catuçaba, São Luís do Paraitinga - SP, Brazil
  • Architect in Charge

    Luciano Andrades, Matías Carballal, Rochelle Castro, Andrés Gobba, Mauricio López, Silvio Machado
  • Area

    42.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

Retreat in Finca Aguy / MAPA

05:00 - 27 December, 2016
Retreat in Finca Aguy  / MAPA, © Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti

© Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti +12

  • Architects

  • Location

    Maldonado, Maldonado Department, Uruguay
  • Architects in Charge

    Luciano Andrades, Matías Carballal, Rochelle Castro, Andrés Gobba, Mauricio López, Silvio Machado
  • Area

    115.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

Una Pavillion / Apiacás Arquitetos

13:00 - 17 December, 2016
Una Pavillion / Apiacás Arquitetos, © Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti

© Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti +27

  • Architects

  • Location

    São Sebastião, SP, Brazil
  • Architects in Charge

    Acácia Furuya, Anderson Freitas, Pedro Barros
  • Design Team

    Daniela Santana, Francisco Veloso, Leonor Vaz Pinto, Otávio Filho, Pedro Paredes
  • Area

    240.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

The Cloud / Studio Fuksas

03:00 - 14 November, 2016
The Cloud / Studio Fuksas, © Moreno Maggi
© Moreno Maggi

© Moreno Maggi © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Moreno Maggi +57

40 Impressive Details Using Concrete

08:00 - 8 November, 2016
40 Impressive Details Using Concrete

Due to its ability to mold and create different shapes, concrete is one of architecture's most popular materials. While one of its most common uses is as a humble foundation, its plasticity means that it is also used in almost all types of construction, from housing to museums, presenting a variety of details of work that deserves special attention.

Check out this collection of 40 projects that highlight the use of concrete. Impressive! 

New Casa Triângulo / Metro Arquitetos Associados

11:00 - 31 October, 2016
New Casa Triângulo / Metro Arquitetos Associados, © Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti

© Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti +16

Spotlight: Paulo Mendes da Rocha

13:59 - 25 October, 2016
Spotlight: Paulo Mendes da Rocha, Museu Brasileiro de Escultura (MuBE). Image © Paul Clemence
Museu Brasileiro de Escultura (MuBE). Image © Paul Clemence

Paulo Mendes da Rocha is one of Brazil's greatest architects and urbanists. Born in Vitória, Espírito Santo in 1928, Mendes da Rocha won the 2006 Pritzker Prize, and is one of the most representative architects of the Brazilian Paulista School, also known as "Paulista Brutalism" that utilizes more geometric lines, rougher finishes and bulkier massing than other Brazilian Modernists such as Oscar Niemeyer.

Building 1232 / Arquea Arquitetos

11:00 - 19 October, 2016
Building 1232 / Arquea Arquitetos, © Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti

© Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti +15

  • Architects

  • Location

    Alameda Augusto Stellfeld - Centro, Curitiba - PR, 80430-140, Brazil
  • Area

    370.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

National Cities Confederation / Mira arquitetos

10:00 - 5 October, 2016
National Cities Confederation / Mira arquitetos, © Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti

© Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti +27

  • Architects

  • Location

    Brasília - Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
  • Authors

    Luís Eduardo Loiola, Maria Cristina Motta
  • Collaborators

    Ana Carolina Sumares, Luís Felipe da Conceição, Marcelo Ribas, Luisa Leme Simoni, Gabriela Lira Dalsecco
  • Area

    10488.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

Aníbal Building / Bernardes Arquitetura

10:00 - 4 October, 2016
Aníbal Building  / Bernardes Arquitetura , © Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti

© Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti +14

KAA / Studio Arthur Casas

11:00 - 22 September, 2016
KAA / Studio Arthur Casas, © Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti

© Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti +12

  • Architects

  • Location

    Av. Pres. Juscelino Kubitschek, 279 - Itaim Bibi, São Paulo - SP, 04542-020, Brazil
  • Area

    612.4 sqm
  • Project Year

    2008
  • Photographs

Rio 2016 Olympic Handball Arena / Lopes Santos e Ferreira Gomes Arquitetos + OA | Oficina de Arquitetos

13:00 - 7 August, 2016
Rio 2016 Olympic Handball Arena / Lopes Santos e Ferreira Gomes Arquitetos + OA | Oficina de Arquitetos, © Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti

© Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti +17

  • Architects

  • Location

    Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Authors

    Ana Paula Polizzo, Gustavo Martins, Geraldo de Oliveira Lopes, Gilson Ramos dos Santos e José Raymundo Ferreira Gomes
  • Collaborators

    Felipe Monnerat, Vitor Garcez, Juliana Sicuro, Igor Pio, Janaina Nagot, Jean Boechat, Cristiano Vieira,Honório Magalhães e Jorge De Miguel Maza
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

Olympic Field Hockey Center / Vigliecca & Associados

11:00 - 5 August, 2016
© Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti

© Leonardo Finotti Courtesy of  Divulgação Ministério do Esporte © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti +27

All The Architecture To See in Rio de Janeiro During the 2016 Olympics

09:30 - 5 August, 2016
All The Architecture To See in Rio de Janeiro During the 2016 Olympics, Image created using original image © <a href='https://www.flickr.com/photos/over_kind_man/3184875811/'>Flickr user over_kind_man</a> licensed under <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/'>CC BY 2.0</a>
Image created using original image © Flickr user over_kind_man licensed under CC BY 2.0

Rio de Janeiro is a city of sights and sounds. As diverse as its people is the collection of impressive architecture found in Brazil’s second most populous city—from Eurocentric historical architecture to 20th century regionalist modern marvels, not to mention the city’s growing crop of contemporary cultural venues. The combination of mountainous terrain, lush rainforest, and the ocean inspires many to create lively and unique architecture.

In preparation for the 2016 Summer Olympics, the city has enlisted a crop of internationally renowned architects including Santiago Calatrava, whose work joins Rio's existing masterpieces from architects such as Oscar Niemeyer. But apart from its "Capital A" Architecture, the city of Rio is home to thousands of residents living in the now-famous favelas—interesting subjects of inquiry for those interested in the concept of spontaneous urban growth. There’s a building for just about every architecture fan visiting Rio this year or anytime in the future.

Santa Marta. ImageImage © <a href='https://www.flickr.com/photos/armandolobos/5920954662/'>Flickr user alobos Life</a> licensed under <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/'>CC BY-NC-ND 2.0</a> Cidade das Artes. Image © Nelson Kon Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian. ImageImage © <a href='https://www.flickr.com/photos/vincentraal/9136698555/in/photolist-eVo64M-eVo3gR-eVnYar'>Flickr user vincentraal</a> licensed under <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/'>CC BY-SA 2.0</a> Museum of Tomorrow. Image © Bernard Lessa Rio Municipal Theater. ImageImage © <a href='https://www.flickr.com/photos/gameoflight/13084341645/in/photolist-kWfhuy-kWdM16-kWdEVk-kWfo5b'>Flickr user gameoflight</a> licensed under <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/'>CC BY-NC-SA 2.0</a> Niterói Contemporary Art Museum. ImageImage © <a href='https://www.flickr.com/photos/gameoflight/13034234305'>Flickr user gameoflight</a> licensed under <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/'>CC BY-NC-SA 2.0</a> Maracanã Stadium. Image © Schlaich Bergermann und partner Parque Lage. ImageImage © <a href='https://www.flickr.com/photos/93906643@N08/8552874061/in/dateposted/'>Flickr user Jonas Santin</a> licensed under <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/>CC BY-NC 2.0</a> Museu de Arte Moderna. ImageImage © <a href='https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:MAM_-_Museu_de_Arte_Moderna_do_Rio_de_Janeiro_02.jpg'>Wikimedia user Halley Pacheco de Oliveira</a> licensed under <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en'>CC BY-SA 3.0</a> +20

Spotlight: Eduardo Souto de Moura

06:00 - 25 July, 2016
Spotlight: Eduardo Souto de Moura, Casa das Histórias Paula Rego. Image © Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG
Casa das Histórias Paula Rego. Image © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

Eduardo Souto de Moura (born 25 July 1952), the Portuguese architect that won the 2011 Pritzker Prize, is known for designs that are formally simple yet serious and at times, dramatic, created through his thoughtful use of colors and materials. His architecture is both versatile and consistent, contextual yet universal, and rarely affected by current trends or styles.

MLA House / Jacobsen Arquitetura

09:00 - 30 June, 2016
MLA House / Jacobsen Arquitetura, © Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti

© Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti +13

  • Architects

  • Location

    São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil
  • Author

    Paulo Jacobsen, Bernardo Jacobsen
  • Team

    Edgar Murata, Christian Rojas, Rafael Henrique de Oliveira, Luiz Guilherme Martinelli, Maya Leal.
  • Area

    1490.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs