Posts tagged as 'Brazil'

Mon 16.2.

Fazenda Boa Vista – Spa by Isay Weinfeld (BR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 16.02.2015 - Tagged as: , ,

Fazenda Boa Vista - Spa by Isay Weinfeld

Fazenda Boa Vista – Spa by Isay Weinfeld

Located in Porto Feliz, Brazil, Isay Weinfeld’s Fazenda Boa Vista Spa is a low-rise construction whose build-out follows the land contours and the boundaries of adjacent woodland.

 

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Mon 5.1.

Livraria Cultura by studio mk27 (BR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 05.01.2015 - Tagged as: ,

Livraria Cultura by studio mk27, photo: Fernando Guerra

Livraria Cultura by studio mk27, photo: Fernando Guerra

Located in Iguatemi São Paulo, Brazil’s oldest operating shopping centre, studio mk27’s Livraria Cultura invites shoppers to stay and hang-out.

 

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Tue 30.9.

Saraiva Bookstore by Studio Arthur Casas (BR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 30.09.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Saraiva Bookstore by Studio Arthur Casas, Photo: Fernando Guerra

Saraiva Bookstore by Studio Arthur Casas, Photo: Fernando Guerra

Located inside a mall in Rio de Janeiro, Saraiva Bookstore was conceived as a hybrid between a public square and a library, “a place for conviviality, leisure, concentration and rest at the same time” says its architect Studio Arthur Casas.

 

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Tue 12.8.

Casa AL by Studio Arthur Casas (BR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 12.08.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Casa AL by Studio Arthur Casas, photo: Fernando Guerra

Casa AL by Studio Arthur Casas, photo: Fernando Guerra

Located in the hills of Rio de Janeiro near São Conrado beach, Casa AL by Studio Arthur Casas enjoys astounding views of Rio’s mountains and sea.

 

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Wed 25.9.

Espasso presents Zanini de Zanine (BR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 25.09.2013 - Tagged as: , ,

Espasso armchair by Zanini de Zanine

Espasso armchair by Zanini de Zanine

New York design gallery Espasso is presenting works by Brazilian designer Zanini de Zanine alongside pieces by his father, seminal designer José Zanine Caldas, the first time their furniture will be showcased together.

 

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Wed 24.7.

Osaka Restaurant in São Paulo by AGCH Arquitectos (AR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 24.07.2013 - Tagged as: ,

Osaka Restaurant in Sao Paulo | AGCH Arquitectos

Osaka Restaurant in Sao Paulo by AGCH Arquitectos

A dark, two-storey, minimalist concrete structure in the Itaim Bibi district of São Paulo houses Osaka, a restaurant designed by Buenos Aires based AGCH Arquitectos.

 

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The interior of Manish Restaurant by ODVO and Mínima; photo by Demian Golovaty

Named after the traditional Lebanese flatbread, this cosy, 82-cover restaurant has been realised earlier this year in Brazil’s largest city, São Paulo by two Brazilian architectural practices, ODVO and Mínima. Featuring light-filtering, concrete Arabesque, Manish enables its diners to ‘see without being seen’ during the day while ‘during the night, the concept of artificial lighting promotes the opposite: for those who are out muxarabi is in the negative and all the internal atmosphere, created by diverse and customised lighting solutions, is revealed, inviting customers to come and experience the sensations offered by several different angles of the house.’ (more…)

'Banquinho Bo', child's bench with giraffe back

“For me popular art is non-existent. Out of necessity people do things that are related to life” – With this sentence, said by the Brazilian architect Lina Bo Bardi, Studio MK27 described the idea behind their exhibition of furniture at this year’s INTERIEUR in Kortrijk. The showcased furniture were designed and created by Brazilian civil construction laborers with residual building materials. All of them were used at the construction sites. Some of the pieces underwent some small interventions, realized in a precise and artisan manner.

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