BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL: As soccer enthusiasm continues to sweep the globe, venerable stadiums are undergoing substantial upgrades to keep pace with 21st Century fan expectations. Renato Cipriano, Partner/GM, Walters-Storyk Design Group/ Brazil, reports the WSDG international team has completed work on the Mineirão Stadium renovation and remains actively involved with a second major stadium renovation project in Belo Horizonte, and a third in Rio de Janeiro.
Single Family Residence on the beach in Xangri-lá, South Coast of Brazil.
Concrete and bricks stand out in a simple architecture, comprising two blocks, created for the family Hoff.
Strategically positioned solar orientation, the balcony includes both homes and brightens the room, creating scenarios during the day with shadow effects of the pergola swing, communicating the ambients with the garden.
Brazilian firm 0e1 arquitetos have completed ‘apartment da atria’ located in porto alegre, brazil. situated in one of the oldest and most traditional streets of the city, this flat reflects the current revival movement happening to the historical district. even though the sidewalks of this area are meeting points for creative professionals and artists, the interior of the old blocks have been neglected, resulting in lifeless urban canyons.
Image Courtesy 0e1 Arquitetos
Architects: 0e1 Arquitetos
Project: Apartamento de Atriz
Location: Porto Alegre, Brazil
Architect or Designer: 0e1 Arquitetos
Project Design Team: Ana Cristina Castagna, Anna Carolina Manfroi, Gabriel Giambastiani, Mário Guidoux, Pablo Resende
Photos: Marcelo Donadussi
Design Period: 2011
Completion Period: 2012
Software used: AutoCAD, Sketchup, Rhinoceros 5 and 3DS Max
The Swedish – founded education and student exchange multinational EF spent more than 2 years looking for a building that fulfilled all of its needs, which were: it had to be a single-user building with a space to attend the public and it had to maintain the youthful air of the Company. Besides this, the building had to be large enough to accommodate and unify different companies within the same group.
The Cargill Group develops processes to make innovation common practice in all of its business installations throughout the world. It is this vision that stands behind the Center for Innovation set up in the city of Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil, where the aim is to connect customers to experiences and to possibilities for the creation of innovative solutions.
The owner of this house, at the South Lake residential district in Brasilia, had grown up on that same street. The window of his bedroom was opened to the view of the Paranoá Lake towards northwest, with the monumental zone of Brasília right at the opposite bank. He had witnessed the evolution of that landscape, and intended to keep living together with it. The house was almost fully elevated on piloti, on the edge of the height allowed by urban regulations, opening the view above the neighbors’ roofs.
Fazenda Boa Vista is a 750-hectare residential and hospitality complex located in Porto Feliz, 100 km away from the city of São Paulo, in Brazil. It comprises a Fasano Hotel, private villas, spa (under construction), kids club, sports center (tennis and multi-sports courts), petting zoo, two 18-hole golf courses, golf clubhouse, swimming pool, equestrian center (clubhouse + competition track + stalls + paddock + vet facilities + storage), and 242-hectare woods punctuated with inumerous lakes.