Paula Souza Center / Spadoni AA + Pedro Taddei Arquitetos Associados

13:00 - 12 July, 2015
© Nelson Kon
© Nelson Kon
  • Architects

  • Location

    R. Paula Sousa, 298 - Centro, São Paulo - SP, Brazil
  • Architect in Charge

    Francisco Spadoni, Pedro Taddei Neto
  • Planning and Project Management

    Fundação para a Pesquisa em Arquitetura e Ambiente (FUPAM)
  • Executive Coordination

    Tiago de Oliveira Andrade
  • Associate Coordination

    Bruno Fernandes
  • Team

    André Rua, Carolina Fukumoto, Cristiane Maeda, Fabiana Benine, Shigueo Fujivara, George Ferreira, Jaime Vega, Marcos Sartori, Marina Crespo, Mayra Simone dos Santos, Natalia Lorenzo, Paulo Catto, Sabrina Chibani, Wellington Teles
  • Area

    29490.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

© Nelson Kon © Nelson Kon © Nelson Kon © Nelson Kon +27

The Top 10 Most Impactful Skylines

09:30 - 8 July, 2015
Hong Kong Skyline. Image © Flickr CC user Brian H.Y
Hong Kong Skyline. Image © Flickr CC user Brian H.Y

Emporis, a German company that collects and distributes information on construction and the built environment, has released a ranking of the world’s 100 most visually impactful skylines, using statistical analysis to address a topic often made frustratingly subjective by civic pride. 

To create the rankings, Emporis used data from its archives to determine the number of high-rise buildings in the cities it studied, and applied a points system that gave each building a numerical value determined by the number of floors it has. To standardize their ranking process, the points system ignores spires and other ornament, and does not include television or antenna towers, masts, bridges, or similar architecture. 

Of the top 10 most impactful skylines, seven are in Asia, while North and South America combined have the other three. Notably, cities filled with rich architectural history fail to make the list, or fall surprisingly low in the rankings; London is number 44, Paris is ranked 66, and Rome does not make the cut. 

To see the top ten skylines, read on after the break, and click here to see Emporis' complete list.

A Casa - Museum of the Brazilian Object / RoccoVidal Perkins+Will

13:00 - 5 July, 2015
© Daniel Ducci
© Daniel Ducci
  • Architects

  • Location

    Avenida Pedroso de Morais, 1216 - Pinheiros, São Paulo - SP, Brasil
  • Project Area

    1100 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

© Daniel Ducci © Daniel Ducci © Daniel Ducci © Daniel Ducci +26

Estudio Guto Requena Creates Interactive Light Façade for São Paulo Hotel

12:00 - 5 July, 2015
© Andre Klotz
© Andre Klotz

Estudio Guto Requena has designed a new façade, which also doubles as an urban art intervention, for the Hotel WZ Jardins in São Paulo. Dubbed “The Light Creature,” the 30-story facade is visible both during the day and at night, changing to interact with its surroundings and responding to stimuli like air quality and sound. During the day the façade has a pixilated blue, gray and gold skin that serves as “a visual reflection of the soundscape of São Paulo’s iconic Avenida Rebouças,” and at night it is illuminated by interactive light patterns.

Learn more about The Light Creature after the break. 

© Andre Klotz © Andre Klotz © Ayla Hibri © Ayla Hibri +21

Dona Ana Rosa Institute / RoccoVidal Perkins+Will

13:00 - 2 July, 2015
© Daniel Ducci
© Daniel Ducci
  • Architects

  • Location

    São Paulo - São Paulo, Brasil
  • Project Team

    : Luiz Fernando Rocco, Fernando Bento Vidal, Douglas Tolaine, Érika Daddario, Adriana Dias, Cezar Tadao, Giovanna Oliva, Fred Zara, Fabio Carone
  • Project Area

    850 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

© Daniel Ducci © Daniel Ducci © Daniel Ducci © Daniel Ducci +20

TOG Flagship / Triptyque + Philippe Starck

17:00 - 17 June, 2015
© Ricardo Bassetti
© Ricardo Bassetti
  • Architects

  • Location

    Rua Iguatemi, 236 - Itaim Bibi, São Paulo - SP, 01451-010, Brazil
  • TRIPTYQUE, Associates

    Greg Bousquet, Carolina Bueno, Guillaume Sibaud e Olivier Raffaelli
  • TRIPTYQUE, General Coordinator

    Luiz Trindade
  • TRIPTYQUE, Project Manager

    Alfredo Luvison
  • TRIPTYQUE, Contributors

    Guilherme Ramalho, Ulysse Baudet, Joana Telles, Bruno Cruz
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

© Ricardo Bassetti © Ricardo Bassetti © Ricardo Bassetti © Ricardo Bassetti +19

Gabinete 857 / GOarquitetos

13:00 - 27 May, 2015
© Ana Mello
© Ana Mello
  • Architects

  • Location

    São Paulo - São Paulo, Brasil
  • Project Architects

    Marcio Orsi e Roberta Gontijo
  • Project Area

    137.66 m2
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

© Ana Mello © Ana Mello © Ana Mello © Ana Mello +21

Eco Commercial Building / LoebCapote Arquitetura e Urbanismo

12:00 - 18 May, 2015
© Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti

© Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti +19

Lina Bo Bardi’s Archive on Display at her Glass House in São Paulo

15:00 - 16 May, 2015
© Marina Correia
© Marina Correia

From the architect. The design of the Lina em Casa: Percursos (Lina at Home: Journeys) exhibition was developed with the intention of preserving the spatial experience and the unique atmosphere of Casa de Vidro (Glass House). Understanding the House as the principle legacy of the architect on display and a major object of interest for visitors, the organization of the exhibition stands avoids creating spatial subdivisions that could detract from the building’s architecture. 

VITRA / Studio Daniel Libeskind + Pablo Slemenson Arquitetura

12:00 - 7 April, 2015
© Marcelo Scarpis
© Marcelo Scarpis

© Marcelo Scarpis © Marcelo Scarpis © Marcelo Scarpis © Marcelo Scarpis +25

Guilhermina Restaurant / FGMF Arquitetos

14:00 - 21 March, 2015
© Rafaela Netto
© Rafaela Netto
  • Architects

  • Location

    São Paulo - State of São Paulo, Brazil
  • Architects in Charge

    Fernando Forte, Lourenço Gimenes, Rodrigo Marcondes Ferraz
  • Area

    157.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

    Rafaela Netto

© Rafaela Netto © Rafaela Netto © Rafaela Netto © Rafaela Netto +14

Novo Santo Amaro V Park Housing / Vigliecca&Associados

16:00 - 13 March, 2015
© Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti
  • Architects

  • Location

    São Paulo, Brasil
  • Architecture & Masterplan

    VIGLIECCA&ASSOC
  • Project Team

    Héctor Vigliecca, Luciene Quel, Neli Shimizu, Ronald Werner, Caroline Bertoldi, Kelly Bozzato, Pedro Ichimaru, Bianca Riotto, Mayara Rocha Christ, Fábio Pittas, Thaísa Fróes, Aline Ollertz, Sérgio Faraulo, Paulo Serra, Luci Maie
  • Project Area

    13500 sqm
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photographs

    Leonardo Finotti, Cortesia de VIGLIECCA&ASSOC

© Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti +34

Luis Anhaia Studio / Zemel + ARQUITETOS

10:00 - 10 March, 2015
© Maíra Acayaba
© Maíra Acayaba
  • Architects

  • Location

    Vila Madalena, São Paulo - São Paulo, Brasil
  • Project Architects

    Paula Zemel Pompeu de Toledo e Eduardo Chalabi
  • Collaborator

    Cristiano Zan
  • Project Area

    148.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

© Maíra Acayaba © Maíra Acayaba © Maíra Acayaba © Maíra Acayaba +28

LP House / Metro Arquitetos Associados

01:00 - 13 February, 2015
© Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti

© Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti +19

Riviera Bar / Studio MK27

01:00 - 26 January, 2015
© Rômulo Fialdini
© Rômulo Fialdini
  • Architects

  • Location

    São Paulo - State of São Paulo, Brazil
  • Architect in Charge

    Marcio Kogan
  • Co-Architects

    Beatriz Meyer . Eduardo Chalabi . Diana Radomysler
  • Project Team

    Eduardo Gurian
  • Area

    470.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

    Rômulo Fialdini

© Rômulo Fialdini © Rômulo Fialdini © Rômulo Fialdini © Rômulo Fialdini +56

Bediff Exhibition Space / Estudio BRA arquitetura

01:00 - 15 January, 2015
© Maíra Acayaba
© Maíra Acayaba

© Maíra Acayaba © Maíra Acayaba © Maíra Acayaba © Maíra Acayaba +15

Jardins House / CR2 Arquitetura

01:00 - 8 January, 2015
© Fran Parente
© Fran Parente
  • Architects

  • Location

    São Paulo - São Paulo, Brasil
  • Project Architects

    Cecilia Reichstul e Clara Reynaldo
  • Project Area

    359.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

© Fran Parente © Fran Parente © Fran Parente © Fran Parente +27

AM Apartment / SuperLimão Studio

01:00 - 6 January, 2015
© Maira Acayaba
© Maira Acayaba

© Maira Acayaba © Maira Acayaba © Maira Acayaba © Maira Acayaba +25