Westfield Group goes to Rio

RETAIL property giant Westfield Group is eyeing a share in a $US1.5 billion ($1.64bn) project in the state of Rio de Janeiro as it looks to reignite its business in the high-growth emerging nation of Brazil. The Australian group has teamed with local heavyweights Related Brasil, BNCorp and Bueno Netto to pitch a plan to […]

Twin Residences in São Paulo, Brazil

Project: Twin residences (a large rain-forest reserve neighboring the beach of Baleia was considered as the perfect location for this modern project) Location: the northern coast of São Paulo, Brazil Architecture and design: Studio Arthur Casas According to the architects: “the four buildings which make up the property were positioned diagonally on a small plot of land, mimicking […]

Drucker complete AM House in Brazil

Project: AM House Location: São Paulo, Brazil Architecture: Drucker Arquitetura Photography: Leonardo Finotti Source: Contemporist

Contemporary Residential Design in Brazil

Project: JPGN Residence Location: Brasília, Brazil Architecture: Danilo Matoso Macedo Photography: Joana França Source: Contemporist

Luxury Bahia House in Brazil

Project: Bahia House Location: Salvador, Brazil Architecture: Studio MK27 have designed the Bahia House project. The luxury single-storey property can be found in Salvador, Brazil. Photography: Nelson Kon According to the architects: “The contemporary Brazilian property is an ecological house. But, not in the technological sense, not in the contemporary sense of the word ‘sustainability’, it does not have the very […]

Toblerone House by Studio mk27

Project: Toblerone House Architecture: Studio mk27 – Marcio Kogan + Diana Radomysler Location: São Paulo, Brazil Photography: Nelson Kon Source: CONTEMPORIST

All Saints Chapel by Gustavo Penna

Project: All Saints Chapel Architecture: Gustavo Penna, Laura Penna, Norberto Bambozzi, Alice Flores, Alyne Ferreira, Catarina Hermanny, Natália Ponciano, Priscila Dias de Araújo, Vivian Hunnicutt Management and Planning: Isabela Tolentino and Rísia Botrel Location: Martinho Campos – Minas Gerais, Brazil Projected area: 160m² Photos: Leonardo Finotti Description from Gustavo Penna First, the baptismal font. A source […]

V4 House by Marcio Kogan’s Studio MK27

Project: V4 house Architecture: Marcio Kogan’s Studio MK27 Location: São Paulo, Brazil The house has been nominated under the House category of the 2012 World Architecture Festival CONTEMPORIST

Marcio Kogan’s StudioMK27 designed the Ipês house in São Paulo, Brazil

Ten years ago, when StudioMK27 tried to do a project using exposed concrete, many builders said that this was practically impossible. Yeah, Right – Brazil that has a vast modern tradition in the use of raw concrete? During a determinate period, in the 90′s, the use of the material declined sharply, restricted to the few […]


Grecia House is located on a corner plot featuring 4.830 sq m in a residential area in São Paulo, Brazil. The client wanted a house where he could enjoy the company of his kids and many friends intensely. For that purpose, he asked for ample and various entertaining areas, such as a cinema room, a […]