News – Vazio S/A
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    Entre: Architecture from the Performing Arts Carlos M Teixeira; Black Dog; 2012; 380pp., 18×13cm ISBN 978-1-907317-78-1 US$ 29,95 (Amazon) Read below the review by critic Paulo Miyada  Project and Indeterminacy - The work of Carlos Teixeira Paulo Miayada 1. Agoraphobia: the over-determination of the architectonic project   In 1965, in a short essay entitled “The Creative Act”, Marcel […]

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    Quebec´s International Garden Festival is recognized as one of the leading annual festivals in the world. Since 2000, more than 900,000 visitors have explored 110 gardens created by over 220 designers from 15 countries. The Festival is a unique forum for innovation and experimentation and an exceptional showcase and launching pad for participating designers from […]

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    Published by Viana & Mosley, “Entre – Interviews with Architects by Architecture Students” (org.: Francesco Perrotta-Bosch, Gabriel Kozlowski, Valmir Azevedo and Mariana Meneghetti) is a collection of thirteen interviews with a number of renown Brazilian architects. It is especially interesting the reading of all the different lines comparing the relevance that each architect provides to […]

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    The seminar “Creative Economy and Urban Space” takes place December 10th-12th in Recife (Brazil) and includes lectures by architects Franklin Lee (SubDv), Carlos Teixeira (Vazio S/A) and the president of Digital Port Recife, Francisco Saboya.

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    The next Quito Biennial, Ecuator, will take place in 19-23 November and includes lectures by Rural Studio, José María Sánchez García, Derek Dellekamp, Carla Juaçaba, Tyin Tegnestue and Carlos Teixeira (Vazio S/A), who will also be part of the jury of the Biennial’s international competition.

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  6. White Night festival

    A 12-hour art exhibition like Paris’, Tokyo’s and Montreal’s White Night festivals will open this Friday, September 14 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Vazio S/A’s Carlos Teixeira is one of the participants with “Dead Garden”, a corridor that will relink the two (historically separated) venues of the show: downtown’s Municipal Park and the cultural center Palacio […]

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  7. e-architect 165 – Heavy and Light Lights

    On August 21, the online journal e-architect published “Heavy and Light Lights” (below), written by Carlos Teixeira after an invite by e-architect’s editor Isabelle Lomholt. The website publishes a weekly newsletter written by a guest editor to present its new projects. The new buildings that appear in the editorial are a house in Ho Chi […]

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  8. Ode to the Wilderness of Brasilia

    In partnership with two studios — L-A-P from Medelin and MACh from BH — Vazio S/A has conceived a park in Brasilia for a national competition. “Buritizais and Mounds,” the name of the proposal, inserts program (sports fields, skate bowls, playgrounds, gymnastics etc.) on the perimeter of the area, thereby freeing 400,000 m2 in the […]

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    Arquitectura Viva, one of the most influential architectural magazines in the world, has just released its issue “Brasil Construye” with Rio 2007 Pan-American Games’ Shooting Center on the cover (pictured below). The project was built to a BCMF Architects design, who shares the same address with Vazio S/A, a 1920s house in Belo Horizonte. Vazio […]

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    “Bom Retiro 958 meters” is the last show by  Teatro da Vertigem (Vertigo Theatre), a company of 20 years marked by the poetic appropriation of the spaces where it has performed. Directed by Antonio Araújo, the show premiered in June and had Amanda Antunes and Carlos Teixeira (Vazio S/A) as art directors, and lighing design by […]

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    “Space for subversion, mockery and fetish in architecture”, the iconoclastic Portuguese fanzine Friendly Fire has just sent us the no. 86 copy of its very limited run of 100! Friendly Fire is at Archizines world tour, an exhibition which celebrates and promotes the recent reemergence of independent architectural magazines all over the planet. Including volumes from […]

  12. Landscape Design for Dummies

    A book for “landscape dummies”, Vazio S/A is one of the 100 studios that appear in 1000 Tips by Landscape Architects. One of our tips reads: “Maybe the future of landscape design is not in a respectful or moralist relation with nature, but somewhere between destruction and construction, rejection and resignation.” (Architectural Grafts, Nova Lima, […]

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  13. Applying Radical Architecture

    Another book with lots of twisted virtual amoebas (take a look at the cover), but this time thanksfuly with only built works. Vazio S/A’s Carlos Teixeira appears with “The Other, the Same”, installation built for the Sao Paulo 29th Art Biennale in 2010. The Sky is the Limit – Applying Radical Architecture Publishers’ release: “Thanks […]

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  15. Segue-se Ver o que Quisesse

    These are the pictures that architect Carlos Teixeira presents in the show “Segue-se Ver o que Quisesse” now showing at Palacio das Artes (Belo Horizonte, Brazil) from 22 May. Curated by photographer and director of the Centre de la Photographie in Geneva (Switzerland) Joerg Bader, the approximately 470 works on display can be seen in three […]

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    Grafts (Carlos Teixeira + Fernando Maculan + Leonardo Costa Braga)   “Graft”, part of the show Simbio on display at Palacio das Artes, Belo Horizonte, is a result of a collaborative work and would not happen were not the fundamental contributions from Fernando Maculan (expography) and Leonardo Costa Braga (photographic essay). Both departed from these […]

  17. Simbio 2012
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    Simbio 2012

    We would like to invite everyone to the opening of the exhibition Simbio at Palacio das Artes, Belo Horizonte (Brazil). Simbio is an exhibition where the six invited artists must work with two collaborators  and where the result should reflect this process done at six hands.  Carlos Teixeira(Vazio S/A) invited architect  Fernando Maculan (expography) and […]

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  18. Work of the Year 2011

    The international website Plataforma Arquitectura has just launched the competition “Work of the Year 2011″, in which our 285 Montevideo is one of the nominees. Vote Vazio S/A!  

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  19. Seminario Internacional Ciudad Arquitectura Informal

    After an invite of director Ione Medeiros, Carlos Teixeira | Vazio S/A organized an international seminar in order to discuss Brazilian architecture together with today’s best South American architects. Cidade Arquitetura Informal is part of Verão Arte Contemporânea (13/jan to 12/feb), a festival in its sixth year that, besides music, dance, literature and theater shows, this year also includes architecture in its schedule. The seminar ambition is to discuss what happens in Brazil now within a larger, Latin American […]

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  20. World Architecture News’ editorial

    Website World Architecture News has just published “Breaking Down Barriers”, an editorial on Tamarineira Park, our competition entry for a park in Recife, Brazil in which a 19th century psychiatric hospital is converted into a park/hospital/museum.   Breaking down Barriers Social facilities on site of 1874 Brazilian psychiatric hospital look to integrate patients with local […]

  21. Evolo Skycrapers – the book

    With hundreds of skyscrapers’ designs in 1,224 pages, the book e-Volo has just been launched in a limited edition of 500 copies. E-Volo — Rethinking the Skyscraper is a contest that in the last six years received 4,000 proposals from architects all over the world, out of which 300 were compiled in the big book. Carlos M […]

  22. Harvard Design Magazine + Time Out

    The latest issue of Harvard Design Magazine published ”Enclaves and Counter-Enclaves”, an essay by  Carlos Teixeira commissioned by William Saunders, HDM´s editor. The office is also present in the latest Time Out SP magazine, which published the article ”Practice makes Perfect” on the exhibition New Practices Sao Paulo (see also posting below).

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  23. From Skin to Flesh

    Terminou semana passada a exposição “Da Pele à Carne” na Galeria Eduardo Fernandes, em São Paulo. As fotos são (nesta ordem) maquetes dos escritórios Vazio S/A, Triptyque e SpaceGroup. Fotos: Camila Picolo    

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  24. Extremes: Architecture and Emergency

    The school of architecture at SENAC, Sao Paulo, organized Extremes, a seminar whose goal is “to discuss the role of the architect in the face of demands imposed by emergencies and exceptions in large cities, such as occupation of risk areas, prevention and reaction to natural disasters, and situations arising from social problems and reconstruction […]

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  25. Opostos se Contraem

    “Opostos se Contraem” is the title of the first one-man show of artist Roberto Bellini in Belo Horizonte (Brazil), The exhibition was designed by Vazio S/A. Centro de Arte Contemporânea e Fotografia Av. Afonso Pena, 737 – Belo Horizonte – Brazil 8 Nov to  4 Dec 2011 Roberto Bellini Opostos se Contraem – drawings, photographs […]