SIA Multi-Use Office Complex / FGMF Arquitectos

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The multi-use office complex proposed by FGMF (Forte, Gimenes & Marcondes Ferras) Arquitectos for this 32.000m² lot aims at creating not only a new architectural reference for the region, but also a new destination for the city. Adding three different uses – retail, office buildings and modular offices – the new complex creates a landmark in the landscape, values the surroundings, and establishes a new shopping destination. More images and architects’ description after the break.

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Real State Office Building / FGMF

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Architects: Firte, Gimenes & Marcondes Ferraz ()
Location: Itaim Bibi, Sao Paulo,
Photographs: Fran Parente

Palhano Ecomarket / Studio Guilherme Torres

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Architects: Studio Guilherme Torres
Location: , Brazil
Client: Raul Fulgêncio Negócios Imobiliários
Floor Area: 11000 sqm
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Denilson Machado – MCA Estúdio

   

SN House / Studio GT

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Architects: Studio GT
Location: , Brazil
Team: Guilherme Torres, Celso Oshiro, Jean Oliveira, Rafael Miliari, Raphael Lima, Vanessa Bercini
Year: 2010
Area: 843 sqm
Photographs: Denilson Machado

Gymnasium at Mãe Luiza Unveiled / Herzog & de Meuron

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Together with the local Natal organization Centro Sócio Pastoral Nossa Senhora da Conceiçao (Centro Sócio), Herzog & de Meuron released the design for a new gymnasium at the School of Dinarte Martiz. The gymnasium is the “pioneering architectural project” of a larger urban plan for the neighborhood of Mãe Luiza in Natal, .

Architects: Herzog & de Meuron
Partner: Jacques Herzog, Pierre de Meuron, Ascan Mergenthaler, Markus Widmer
Project Architects: Tomislav Dushanov (Associate), Mariana Vilela
Client: Centro Sócio Pastoral Nossa Senhora de Conceição
Location: Natal, Brazil
Construction: 2012 - 2013

Continue reading for more information.

Park D. Pedro II Redevelopment / Una Architects, H+F Architects, Metrópole Architects and Lume

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Located on the floodplain of Rio Tamanduateí, one of the most important rivers of the city of Sao Paulo, , Park D. Pedro II is a symbolic public space, with important historic buildings with its connection between the center of town (the historical hill) and the east zone. The transformation by Una Architects, H+F Architects, Metrópole Architects and Lume of the Park D. Pedro II, beyond its internal limits, has as premise of an urban redevelopment that could radiate qualities to the surrounding neighborhoods. Briefly, the plan provides three axes of intervention. More images and architects’ description after the break.

São Francisco Xavier House / Nitsche

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Architects: Nitsche Arquitetos Associados
Location: Sao Francisco Xavier, Brazil
Design Team: Lua Nitsche, Pedro Nitsche, João Nitsche, Tiago Kuniyoshi, Rafael Baravelli, Natassia Caldas
Structural Engineer: Engenheiro Hélio Olga, FH engenharia
Completion Date: 2010
Area:  24,000 sqm
Photographs: Nelson Kon

   

Firma Casa Store / SuperLimão Studio + Campana Brothers

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Architects: SuperLimão Studio + Campana Brothers
Location: São Paulo,
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Maíra Acayaba

Cidade Nova Metro Station and Footbridge / JBMC Architecture

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Architects: JBMC (João Batista Martinez Corrêa, Beatriz Pimenta Corrêa, Emiliano Homrich, Cecília de Souza Pires, Gabriela Assis Guerra Costa)
Location: Avenida Presidente Vargas, Gamboa, Río De Janeiro,
Structural Enginner: Noronha Engenharia
Structural Consultant: Paulo Ricardo de Barros Mendes
Collaborators: Estúdio MAAC, Estúdio Maya, RC arquitetos, Plantae Paisagismo, Tria Design
Photographs: Nelson Kon

   

Casa Atami / Marcos Bertoldi Arquitetos

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Architect: Marcos Bertoldi Arquitetos
Location: , Pontal do Paraná, Brazil
Project Team: Marcos Bertoldi, Fernando Fisbein
Project Area: 460.00 sqm
Project Year: 2010
Photographs: Alessandra Okazaki

Miguel Rio Branco Gallery / Arquitetos Associados

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Architects: Arquitetos Associados / Alexandre Brasil, André Prado, Bruno Santa Cecília, Carlos Alberto Maciel, Paula Zasnicoff
Location: , MG,
Collaboration: Manoela Campolina
Project Year: 2010
Project Area: 1,540 sqm
Photographs: Leonardo Finotti

Casa Cor Bar / BCMF Arquitetos

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Architects: BCMF Arquitetos / Bruno Campos, Marcelo Fontes e Silvio Todeschi
Location: Belo Horizonte, MG,
Client: Casa Cor / Arcelor Mittal / Stella Artois
Project Year: 2010
Project Area: 69 sqm
Photographs: Jomar Bragança, Leonardo Finotti

Chimney House / Marcio Kogan

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Architects: Studio MK27 / Marcio Kogan
Location: São Paulo, Brazil
Co-Author: Diana Radomysler, Oswaldo Pessano
Interior Design Co-Authors: Diana Radomysler, Carolina Castroviejo
Project Year: 2009
Project Area: 400 sqm
Photographs: Reinaldo Coser + Gabriel Arantes

MSA+PMA Architecture’s Winning Proposal for the Regeneration of “Cabuço de Baixo 5”

Rendering

 entered this competition in collaboration with “MAS Urban Design ETH Zürich” – successful teamwork that revealed a First-Prize Winning Project for “Cabuço de Baixo 5”. The initiative of this cooperation began with a proposal from a cohort of postgraduates who were attending the Masters Program in Advanced Studies in Urban Design at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zürich).

Belvedere Residence / Anastasia Arquitetos

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Architects: Anastasia Arquitetos
Location: Belo Horizonte,
Project Year: 2011
Project Area: 370 sqm
Photographs: Courtesy of Anastasia Arquitetos

Vila Castela Residence / Anastasia Arquitetos

© Jomar Bragança

Architects: Anastasia Arquitetos
Location: ,
Project Year: 2009
Construction: Campo Empreendimentos
Structural Design: Lucas Saraiva
Project Area: 650 sqm
Photographs: Jomar Bragança

Drucker Arquitetura’s Winning Proposal to Rebuild Slum-Areas in São Paulo

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The informal city is a problem that could not be solved by the twentieth-century urbanism. It is necessary to produce a set of tools that will allow us to perform with solvency and responsibility in this area. Some of the tools of traditional architecture and urbanism can be successfully applied; others are yet to be elaborated. With this in mind, Drucker Arquitetura designed the winning proposal for the Sáo Paulo competition to rebuild the city’s slum-areas.