JZL House | Bernardes Arquitetura

The JZL House is located in a residential area of Leblon neighborhood, Rio de Janeiro. The program is distributed in three floors: basement, ground and upper floors, which house service, social and intimate sec...

10 Most Sustainable Office Buildings Worldwide

With the alarming changes in global climate and the running out of non-renewable energy resources, sustainability in design has become an essential requirement and not just a design option. Now, architects from...

Habitarte | Aflalo/Gasperini Arquitetos

Habitarte The Habitarte Residential Condominium occupies an entire block surrounded by quiet tree-lined streets in the heart of the Brooklyn neighborhood. Placing four buildings around a large private square m...

LP House | Metro Arquitetos Associados

LP House The architectural project for this house consists of two main volumes; ground floor and superior floor. The ground floor embraces the architectonical program of the house and is organized by a longili...

LLM House | Obra Arquitetos

LLM Hous Situated on a site with a large number of native trees to be preserved and an average slope of 30%, the implementation of the project suggests an intense dialogue with the existing topography and vege...

National Cancer Center | CannonDesign

National Cancer Center This mixed-use project, with a Cancer Hospital at its center, balances business and social agendas. Initially, the project was envisioned as a private hospital serving patients that can ...

Cidade Das Artes | Christian de Portzamparc

Cidade Das Artes The Cidade das Artes is situated between sea and mountain, in the center of fourteen kilometers of plain which saw recently developing the new major district of Rio de Janeiro: Barra da Tijuca...

AL House | Studio Arthur Casas

AL House The owner have a very clear goal: enjoy the astounding views of Rio’s mountains and sea. A long time client of Studio Arthur Casas, the businessman was a bachelor that wished to leave his apartment an...

Four Houses in Baleia | Studio Arthur Casas

Four Houses in Baleia Four houses in front of Baleia Beach, on the northern coast of São Paulo. As a weekend house all the ground floor spaces are connected to promote social interaction, a patio increases the...

5 Well Planned Cities from the 20th Century

Planning the spread of a city and the way it would respond to its inhabitants’ needs and ease is not a novel idea. Since ancient times mankind has striven to look for ways to enhance its lifestyle and comfort, ...

Casa Clara | 1:1 Arquitetura Design

Casa Clara This house; Casa Clara, is mainly a small house, strong personality and clear solution (clear means Clara in Portuguese). The entire house is delicately supported on the downhill terrain. The landsc...