Riviera Bar / Studio MK27

© Rômulo Fialdini

Architects: Studio MK27
Location: São Paulo – State of São Paulo,
Architect In Charge: Marcio Kogan
Co Architects : Beatriz Meyer . Eduardo Chalabi . Diana Radomysler
Project Team : Eduardo Gurian
Area: 470.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Rômulo Fialdini

Bediff Exhibition Space / Estudio BRA arquitetura

© Maíra Acayaba

Architects: Estudio BRA arquitetura
Location: Vila Olímpia, São Paulo – State of São Paulo,
Architect In Charge: André di Gregorio, Rodrigo Maçonilio
Collaborators: Henrique Menezes, Felipe Checkley, Beatriz Rocha
Area: 104.0 sqm
Year: 20123
Photographs: Maíra Acayaba

Jardins House / CR2 Arquitetura

© Fran Parente

Architects: CR2 Arquitetura
Location: São Paulo – São Paulo, Brasil
Project Architects: Cecilia Reichstul e Clara Reynaldo
Project Area: 359.0 m2
Project Year: 2013
Photographs: Fran Parente

Research Institute / Reinach Mendonça Arquitetos Associados

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Architects: Reinach Mendonça Arquitetos Associados
Location: São Paulo – São Paulo, Brasil
Project Architects: Henrique Reinach e Maurício Mendonça
Coordinator: Camila Osele
Collaborators:  Victor Gonçalves, Tony Chen, Mariana Picolo, Fernanda Almeida, Luena  Vettorazzo, Tais Vieira, Yuri Chamon, Paula Leal, Pedro Tavares, Caio Tritto, Olivia  Uliano, Alessandra Musto, Ayla Barros, Paulo Scheuer, Barbara Rubira
Project Area: 467.0 m2
Project Year: 2013
Photographs: Leonardo Finotti

Apartment at Paulicéia Building / JPG.ARQ

© Fernando Stankuns

Architects: JPG.ARQ
Location: Avenida Paulista, São Paulo – , Brazil
Design Team: José Paulo Gouvêa, Giovanni Meirelles, Thaís Marcussi
Lighting: Luciana Yamamura e Ricardo Heder (Reka)
Area: 90.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Fernando Stankuns

Rodeio Restaurant / Isay Weinfeld

© Romulo Fialdini

Architects: Isay Weinfeld
Location: São Paulo – State of São Paulo,
Design Team: Fausto Natsui , Gabriel Bicudo , Marina Capocchi , Sophia Lin , Daniela Kurc
Area: 1050.0 sqm
Year: 2011
Photographs: Romulo Fialdini

Lake’s Restaurant / mass arquitetura e Norea De Vitto

© Ana Mello

Architects: mass arquitetura, Norea De Vitto
Location: São Paulo – State of São Paulo, Brazil
Design Team: Arqº Gustavo Massimino / e Arqª Nórea De Vitto / Galvez & De Vitto Interiores
Area: 220.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Ana Mello

Football Museum / Mauro Munhoz Arquitetura

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Architects: Mauro Munhoz Arquitetura
Location: Estádio Municipal Paulo Machado de Carvalho, São Paulo – São Paulo, 01234-010, Brasil
Project Architect: Mauro Munhoz
Co Authors: Daniel Pollara e Paula Bartorelli
Project Team: Laércio Monteiro, Guilherme Zoldan, Paula Thyse, Vivian Santinon, Mariane Bona, Renata Swinerd, Lais Delbianco, Luiz Henrique Ferreira, Eloise Amado, Suzana Barboza, Sarah Mota Prado, Carolina Maihara, Pedro Simonsen e Luis Felipe Bernardini
Project Area: 6900.0 m2
Project Year: 2008
Photographs: Nelson Kon

Campo Belo Building / RoccoVidal Perkins+Will

© Daniel Ducci

Architects:
Location: São Paulo – State of São Paulo,
Architect In Charge: RoccoVidal Perkins+Will, Agres
Interiors : RoccoVidal Perkins+Will
Area: 8400.0 sqm
Photographs: Daniel Ducci

Groenlândia / Triptyque Architecture

© Pedro Kok

Architects: Triptyque Architecture
Location: Rua Groenlândia, 1157 – Jardim América, São Paulo – , 01434-100,
Coordinator General: Luiz Trindade
Project Leader: Pedro de Mattos Ferraz , Paulo Adolfo Martins
Area: 300.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Pedro Kok

VRP House / Figueroa.ARQ

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Architects: Figueroa.ARQ
Location: Barra Funda, São Paulo – State of São Paulo, Brazil
Architect In Charge: Mario Figueroa, Marcus Vinicius Damon, Leticia Tamisari
Collaborators: Guilherme Bravin, Marcelo Venzon, Clayton Matos, Oma Rodrigues.
Photographs: Nelson Kon, Courtesy of Figueroa.ARQ

Limantos Residence / Fernanda Marques Arquitetos Associados

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

Architects: Fernanda Marques Arquitetos Associados
Location: São Paulo – State of São Paulo, Brazil
Area: 830.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

The Windows of New York and São Paulo

-based graphic designer José Guizar’s captures the city’s eclectic array of windows through his weekly illustrations. Image Courtesy of José Guizar

A little over a year ago, New York City-based graphic designer José Guizar started illustrating an obsession of his that had quickly grown since moving into the city: New York’s varied and eclectic windows. “A product of countless steps of journey through the city streets, this is a collection of windows that somehow have caught my restless eye out from the never-ending buzz of the city,” Guizar writes on his website. “This project is part an ode to architecture and part a self-challenge to never stop looking up.”

Others have since been inspired by Guizar’s colorful and captivating homage to the windows of NYC, and earlier this year São Paulo-based Nara Rosetto began her own weekly illustrations of windows in South America’s largest city.

Ranging from Victorian and porthole windows to windows with security bars, planting boxes and the occasional cat, the windows are as varied as the cities and buildings they occupy.

Read on after the break for a journey through the windows of New York and São Paulo.

Subtle Modernization of 1950´s Apartment in São Paulo / 23SUL Arquitetura

© Pedro Kok

Architects: 23SUL Arquitetura
Location: São Paulo – State of São Paulo,
Area: 100.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Pedro Kok

Interactive Infographic Tracks the Growth of the World’s Megacities

Tokyo remains the world’s largest city, but is beginning to see competition from the world’s other megacities. Image © Flickr CC User Les Taylor

With more than 7 billion people now alive, the greatest population growth over the last century has occurred in urban areas. Now, a new series of interactive maps entitled “The Age of Megacities” and developed by software company ESRI allows us to visualize these dramatic effects and see just how this growth has shaped the geography of 10 of the world’s 28 megacities. Defined as areas with continuous urban development of over 10 million people, the number of megacities in the world is expected to increase, and while Tokyo still tops the list as the world’s largest megacity, other cities throughout Asia are quickly catching up. Find out more after the break.

Ramona / MM18 Arquitetos

© Pedro Vannucchi

Architects: MM18 Arquitetos
Location: São Paulo – São Paulo, Brasil
Project Architects: Mila Strauss + Marcos Paulo Caldeira
Project Area: 358.9 m2
Project Year: 2013
Photographs: Pedro Vannucchi

Friedrich Bayer Bridge / LoebCapote Arquitetura e Urbanismo

© Leonardo Finotti

Architects: LoebCapote Arquitetura e Urbanismo
Location: São Paulo – São Paulo, Brazil
Architect In Charge: Roberto Loeb And Luis Capote
Design Team: Damiano Leite, Chantal Longo
Area: 90.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Leonardo Finotti

Toblerone House / studiomk27

© Nelson Kon

Architects: studiomk27
Location: São Paulo – São Paulo,
Architect In Charge:
Co Architects: Diana Radomysler
Design Team: Carolina Castroviejo, Fernanda Palmieri, Fernando Falcon, Mariana Simas, Oswaldo Pessano
Area: 590.0 sqm
Year: 2011
Photographs: Nelson Kon