News – Vazio S/A
  1. Forbidden Void
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    Forbidden Void

    Ben Katchor, cartoon artist of the American magazine Metropolis, writes bizarre stories about design, architecture and behaviour. In the April 2009 edition, Marlon, a boy marked by childhood memories, grows up with a desire of owning a house with an absolutely impenetrable room. At 50, rich and psychotic, Marlon purchases an apartment with a salon […]

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  2. Playscape! Slides for 1.000 kids

    The playground objects we proposed for a kindergarten that houses more than 1,000 children in Ribeirão das Neves (MG, Brazil) have their imagined forms as the translation of the movements and games they sponsor: ramps, nets, ladders and climbs here are a departure point to imagine other ways to slip, climb, hide, swing, descend, go […]

  3. Void possibilities: Nantou (Shenzhen, China)

    Among all the cities in the world, Shenzhen (China) probably has been the fastest growing in the last thirty years: neighboring Hong Kong in the Pearl River Delta, what was a village of 30,000 in 1980 is now a conurbation of 17 million inhabitants. In this overwhelming process of urbanization, little of its history has […]

  4. Novo Morar
    09:31 am
    Novo Morar

    NovoMorar is a platform that offers alternatives to the sameness of the current real estate products through buildings (and apartments) that prioritize the well-being of its residents, the smart economy and the city. Novomorar is an initiative by Vazio S/A and Total Engenharia. To know it, please visit Novomorar.com.br

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  5. BsAs Bldg.
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    BsAs Bldg.

    Buenos Aires building is the new project by Vazio S/A! More information at www.novomorar.com.br

  6. Architecture for non-architects

    “Architecture for non-architects” is a seminar organized by the coworking platform Guaja. From August 23 to September 15, at 7:30 pm. Tonight: round table with Fernando Maculan, Facundo Guerra, Ana Paula Baltazar and Carlos Teixeira (Vazio S/A). Everyone is invited!

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  7. Spiral Booths – Events matrix

    Can the stage of a theater – a space always flat and open – be compartmented and upright? Spiral Booths is a spiral staircase through which you can reach six micro-stages arranged at different levels of this staircase. Installed in a gallery of the Victoria & Albert Museum, it was Vazio S/A’s answer to a […]

  8. 100% Minas + Pop 10 Armchair

    100% Minas has already been inaugurated and remains on show until September 17. With a focus on the latest production of designers based in Minas Gerais, it was curated by Monica Boscarino. The event takes place in an old mansion located on Rua Sapucaí, a central region marked by strong urban, political and gastronomic effervescence […]

  9. Pop 10 Armchair
    03:07 pm
    Pop 10 Armchair

    Pop 10 Armchair = 10x10cm rebar mesh + 20mm curved plywood. The armchair will be part of Mostra 100% Minas, which will take place from August 12 in the old RFFSA mansion in Belo Horizonte. +info: Vazio S/A Furniture Design

  10. Ode to the void – book launch in Sao Paulo, Rio and BH

    “Romano Guerra Publishers and Nhamerica Platform launch the Latin America: Thoughts series on June 6, 2017 at Marieta Space (r. Maria Paula 96, São Paulo), with the presence of the authors and mediation of Fernando Lara, followed by an autograph section and chat. “The first three books – Architecture and Nature, by Abilio Guerra, Ode […]

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  11. PLOT 35 – The Grid

    The Argentine magazine PLOT has just published “La Grilla” (The Grid), an article about our drawings for the Misunderstandings exhibition.  

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  12. Experimenting Landscapes

    Written by Emily Waugh, professor at Harvard University, Experimenting Landscapes (Birkhauser, 2016) is a book dedicated to the Metis International Festival which features 20 gardens in Quebec, including our Dead Garden II.  

  13. “Herbs, vegetables, strange flowers and rogue weeds pioneer tiny cracks in the urban landscape.” CMG Landscape Architecture The Crack Garden, made by the Californian office CMG Landscape Architecture, was one of the works awarded in the ASLA 2009 Professional Awards, the present award of the American Society of Landscape Artists. The idea is interesting and […]

  14. Unheard void: the core of the block

    The cities’ dense areas are full of unnoticed urban voids: one example is the many core of blocks that unfortunately go without any use. This block (pictured) in downtown BH is an example of how easy it would be to convert emptiness into a square. In it they planted some trees that seek to survive, […]

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  15. Dancing Mies van der Rohe

    Former ballerina at the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, the choreographer Marilyn Wood was one of the pioneers in the research between dance and architecture. In 1972 she presented a show on the windows of the Seagram Building in New York as part of a series she’s called “Celebrations in City Places”. Forgotten today, the choreography […]

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  16. XVIII IAB Prize
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    XVIII IAB Prize

    We were very happy to know that Gambiologia/Kludgeology, an exhibition designed by Vazio S/A, was awarded in the XVIII Prize organized by IAB – the Brazilian Institute of Architects! +info: IAB webpage

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    “Misleadingly interlocked, ostensibly cantilevered and sumptuously textured” was how journalist John Bezold, from the prestigious Dutch magazine Mark (pictured) began his beautiful presentation of our Cerrado House. Another nice review of the same house, Eupalinos in the Cerrado, was written by Fernando Lara in AU #263, according to whom “Tudo convida a subir, a casa […]

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  18. Over-Aricanduva on Curbed

    Julia Cooke, from Curbed magazine, wrote a nice article about our project Over-Aricanduva; click here

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  19. Archdaily top 100 projects

    We are very happy to know that our Montevideo 285 is among Archdaily’s Top 100 Projects!

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  20. Urbanism of Absence

    The short text below was published on the exhibition catalogue of the “2º Instituto Tomie Ohtake’s Architecture Award”, which presented its prize finalists in September 2015. The jury was formed by Shundi Iwamizu, Abílio Guerra and Carlos Teixeira (Vazio S/A), who wrote about the winning project, “Cota 10″. +info: Exposição do 2º Prêmio de Arquitetura Instituto […]

  21. Metis International Garden Festival – Quèbec, Canada

    For the 4th year in a row, Vazio S/A will take part on the Metis International Garden Festival. Our project Dead Garden II was inicially built at Belo Horizonte on the event “White Night” 2012, and since 2013 is on show in Quebec. http://www.jardinsdemetis.com/…/jardin-117-dead-garden-ii.p… +info: Dead Garden II, http://www.vazio.com.br/projetos/jardim-morto-ii/ Jardim Morto I, http://www.vazio.com.br/projetos/jardim-morto/ Metis festival:http://www.jardinsdemetis.com/francais/festival/edition.php

  22. Vazio S/A on PLOT magazine

    The Argentinian magazine PLOT has just published, in its 29th edition, two works by Vazio S/A: a review on the book Entre (Artifice Books on Architecture, 380p., 2012) and the intervention Strucutral Archaeology.

  23. 3 times Archdaily!

    Vazio S/A had three projects recently published in Archdaily Mexico, Chile, Brazil, USA and China!: VDA Building on Archdaily Chile (Plataforma Arquitectura) and USA Structural Archaeology on Archdaily China and Mexico The Absolute Skyscraper on Archdaily Brazil