News – Vazio S/A
  1. The lecture “Urbanism and Urban Theatre” given by Carlos at the seminar “Brazil Contemporary” (Victoria & Albert Museum) has just been published on Youtube.

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  2. Vazio S/A at MoMA’s “Uneven Growth”

    Uneven Growth: Tactical Urbanisms is Expanding Megacities is a show organized by the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York that focuses on emerging trends in six major urban metropolises: New York, Rio de Janeiro, Mumbai, Lagos, Hong Kong and Istanbul. The uneven growth of these cities challenges conventional assumptions about the relationship between […]

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  3. White Night 2014
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    White Night 2014

    Vazio S/A will participate of a roundtable discussion with architect Jane Hall, from London-based Assemble Studio, as part of the event Noite Branca (White Night) 2014.

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  4. BH City Hall at the Catholic University

    As part of the 18th Week of Architecture at PUC, Vazio S/A and other winners of the architectural competition for the City Hall of BH will talk about their entries this Tuesday.

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  5. Quito Workshop, Ecuador

    Vazio S/A will participate of an international workshop in Ecuador organized by the Facultad de Arquitectura, Diseño y Pontificia Universidad Catolica Arts del Ecuador (FADA PUCE).

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  6. Architecture as Infrastructure – Seminar in Rio

    The LAIT (Laboratory of Architecture, Planning and Infrastructure), linked to the Graduate Program in Architecture at PUC-Rio de Janeiro, organizes the seminar Architecture as Infrastructure, which will happen tomorrow, 11/09. The lecturers will be architects Carlos Teixeira (Vazio) and Martin Corullon (METRO, São Paulo). The agenda will be the influence on their work of the […]

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  8. Work in public – exhibition in Berlin

    Vazio S/A participates of Work in Public, an exhibition at DECAD gallery, Berlin. Featuring works of urban art and ephemeral architecture made in the last decade, the show is curated by artist Rachel Alliston and also includes artists / architects Miroslaw Balka, Vito Acconci, Muf Architecture/Art, Hypothetical Development Organization, Mass Studies, and others. Work in […]

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  9. 2nd prize at CABH contest

    Vazio S/A won the second prize in the national contest for the headquarters of Belo Horizonte’s City Hall, Brazil. Our proposal seeks to leverage the revitalization of the Center and reinvent its vertical architecture. Aiming to recover the importance of public art, assimilate mass transit and bring back the pedestrian to urban design, the City […]

  10. “Space Other” in the 8th UNESP Architecture Week

    The Student Union of UNESP organizes the 8th Architecture Week, which takes place from August 25 to 29 in Presidente Prudente, Sao Paulo. With the theme “Space Other”, the seminar’s participants are Elisabete França, Marcos L. Rosa, Laura Sobral, Arthur Whitaker and Vazio S/A.

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  12. Jardins de Metis – 2014

    The International Garden Festival in Metis, Quebec, is showcasing again our Dead Garden II in this year’s edition (photos below), which began June 28. After going through the long winter of northern Canada, DG II was reassembled including the installation of some translucent screens that had not been installed last year. The Festival fosters interaction […]

  13. Narrative and Architecture

    “It seems that me we have to regard everything around us as fictional, as if the world were an enormous novel” JG Ballard, in The Atrocity Exhibition Published in Boston (MA) and edited by Ashley Schafer and Amanda Reeser Lawrence, the architecture journal Praxis has launched “True Stories”, an issue devoted to architectural narratives. In […]

  14. Blueprint
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    Blueprint

    Architect Jane Hall wrote a great article on interventions in public spaces in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, for the British magazine Blueprint. Entitled “Reclaiming the Public Realm in Belo Horizonte,” the text presents proposals by architects who work with ephemeral interventions in the city like Mach, Micropolis e Dobra. Vazio S/A appears with Sub-Arrudas, an intervention […]

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  15. Brazilian Contemporary – a Roundtable Discussion

    A seminar at the Victoria & Albert Museum with Livia Rezende, Gisela Domschke, Kiki Mazzucchelli, Jochen Volz, Alexandra da Cunha, Luciana Martins and Carlos Teixeira (Vazio S/A).

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  16. Em Direto at Sesc Sorocaba

    The exhibition Em Direto, curated by Paulo Miyada and already presented at Oficna Oswald de Andrade, will be on show at the cultural center Sesc Sorocaba (SP) from February 12. It includes our Architectural Grafts.  

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  17. Estudos, esboços e ensaios poéticos sobre arquitetura e territórios afins

    “Dealing with architectures is to deal with body and skin. Dealing with cities, too. Dealing with objects is dealing with entities with which we co-inhabit houses and cities; roughly fixed entities which are there to serve us, to lessen our solitude, to fertilize our dreams and nightmares. “‘Studies, sketches and poetic essays on architecture and […]

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  18. New project online: Cambridge Turf Bench

    Cambridge Turf Bench is an open air reading room we proposed for Cambridge University Library — see projects section.

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  19. Ukraina Hotel
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    Ukraina Hotel

    Ukraina Hotel is our entry for a competition to redesign a new entryway for a hotel in Moscow — see projects section.    

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  20. The architecture jury of the Paulista Association of Art Critics (APCA) has just released the 2013 APCA Prize in the Frontiers of Architecture category. Shared between light designer Guilherme Bonfanti and Carlos Teixeira (Vazio S/A), the award was given by their participation in the production of the show “Bom Retiro 958 meters“, by theater company […]

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  21. Dead Garden II on Domus

    Published since 1928 and one of the last survivors in the world of architecture printed press, the Italian magazine Domus has just published our project Dead Garden II on its website.

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  22. Under the Viaducts – the competition

    A research that investigates how to occupy the idle areas under 15 viaducts along the East-West Expressway in Belo Horizonte, the “Under the Viaducts” project (clic here) was done in 2007 with funds from the Ministry of Cities. At the time, this cutting-edge project was not developed nor adopted as a policy of urban regeneration […]

  23. International meeting “City: Ways of Doing, Ways of Using”

    Another event connected to X São Paulo Architecture Biennale, the international seminar CITY: WAYS OF MAKING, WAYS OF USING will be a discussion of the dilemmas and current urban solutions through projects, works and important experiences in the Brazilian and international urban scenes. For four consecutive days, architects, planners and thinkers will discuss emblematic and […]

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  24. Vazio S/A in “Track Changes” seminar

    In order to discuss possible new modes of operation in the city, the group of Dutch researchers Crimson Architectural Historians will coordinate the seminar Track Changes in 4-7 November at Centro Cultural São Paulo. Part of the X São Paulo Biennale events, Track Changes discusses three themes: We the People, on the democratic aspect of master plans, […]

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  25. Round table “Collaborative Modes # 1 – Residences at Cidade Tiradentes and Bixiga” at SESC Pompeia

    Teatro Oficina: program explosion to the void spaces under the neighbour viaduct (drawing: Carila Matzenbacher) Today, in SESC Pompeia at 8pm, there will be the roundtable “Collaborate Modes # 1 – the Residences at Cidade Tiradentes and Bixiga”, with the participation of William Cesar (CFCCT), Al Borde, NACCO, Vazio S/A, KU Leuven University, Teatro Oficina […]

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