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  2. History of the corridor, history of the void

    It’s tomorrow! “History of the corridor, history of the void” Carlos’ lecture in Fortaleza as part of the lectures Architectural Project: Thought and Praxis. CAU / Federal University of Ceará 07/20/2020, 9 am

  3. Recalling: Milan Expo Pavillion design 2015

    Back to 2014: In a multidisplinary team that included our frequent partners MAch Arquitetos and BCMF Arquitetos, and also the graphic design office Hardy Design, the environmental engineering company Oreades, and the Italian architecture office Eurofiere S.p.A., Vazio S/A participated in the competition for the Brazilian Pavilion / Milan Expo 2015 (pictured). The complete project […]

  4. New office in Porto, Portugal

    Vazio S/A now has an office in Porto! It is located in the historic center of the city, close to Mercado do Bolhão, and in a building rehabilitated by our colleagues of MeroOficina. Vazio Arquitectura e Urbanismo Lda. / NIF 514.853.409 Rua Fernandes Tomás 539, sala 2.2, attic Bolhão, Porto 4000-217 Portugal +351 912-746-616 Photo: […]

  5. Another building in Porto, Portugal

    After the Lindo Vale building, another project by Vazio S/A in Porto. It is in the neighborhood of Paranhos, on the corner of R. Aliança and R. Monte Alegre, and close to the iconic  Casa da Musica. Still in process, the project will have nine apartments either with one, two or three bedrooms, all of […]

  6. Alvarez & Marsal, Brazil

    It’s almost done !, the construction of the consulting firm Alvarez & Marsal. Headquartered in New York and with 60 offices in 27 countries, this will be the first A&M in Belo Horizonte. Restricted to a small refurbishing budget, the project proposes few interventions but focuses on bare living areas, on materials that expose the […]

  7. Chaumont-sur-Loire 2020!

    We are happy to announce our participation in the upcoming Festival des Jardins in Chaumont-sur-Loire! The festival is “the world’s laboratory for gardens and contemporary landscaping,” and takes place in the Loire Valley, the region of France known for its Renaissance castles. Titled Pyro-Paysage, our proposal explores several issues related to the Brazilian savannah called […]

  8. Porto Building
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    Porto Building

    This is our first project in Porto, Portugal. The Lindo Vale Building has six compact apartments, facades designed from a reading of the traditional architecture of the city, and most importantly in an apartment: spaces with optimized layouts, backyard, terrace, mansards and plenty of natural light. More info here.

  9. A sea of prayers
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    A sea of prayers

    New drawing! This is a possible layout of our Dubai Creek Mosque (or Hypostyle Mosque) on a Friday, the main prayer day for Muslims. The mosque has terraces, gardens, four sloping minarets and (of course) water bodies for the ablution ritual. More information here.  

  10. Casa Pampulha
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    Casa Pampulha

    New project online! Casa Pampulha is a house designed by architect Zanine Caldas in the 1970s and converted into an art collection gallery. Apparently an architect of neo-colonial houses with no identity, Zanine was actually an author who knew how to update the language of Brazilian colonialism with features typical of modernist architecture and the traditional […]

  11. New project!: Dubai Mosque (II)

    . . More information at Dubai Creek Mosque

  12. Under construction: CBM + BMPI headquarters, Belo Horizonte

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  13. Other Territories: 297 registrations!

    The result of the OT Call was a great surprise for all of us who self-initiated this work: almost 300 registrations were received, and 101 proposals were submitted! Since February 12, all the projects evaluated by the jury are showcased in the Call’s online Gallery. The next step is the expography for the show in […]

  14. Void possibilities: Under-Arrudas

    Arrudas canal: a dirty riverside imagined as an underground garden. +info: Sub-Arrudas . . .

  15. Void possibilities: New York atypical lots

    New York City is known for its grid. But in fact, narrow, triangular or very small lots can be found throughout the city. These lots are produced by diagonal streets, easements, and historical conditions before the grid. The lots, due to their atypical dimensions and area, as well as current zoning regulations, remain unused. Irregular […]

  16. Lab Sessions @ Anarchlab

    It’s tomorrow! Lab Session lectures in Porto (Portugal), with participation of Carlos (Vazio S/A), followed by several SuperBocks.

  17. New project!: Dubai creek mosque

      . . More information in this link .

  18. Resignifications in the contemporary city – the symposium

    It’s tomorrow! Opening lecture by Daila at the international symposium “The Urban Space and its [Re] Significance” at CAU-Uniube, Uberaba, Brazil.

  19. Bom Retiro 958 meters: sketches

    As evinced by its title, this theatre play by Teatro da Vertigem involves a kilometre-long trek around Bom Retiro – a downtown São Paulo neighbourhood known for its sweatshops, Korean grocery stores, Arabian and Jewish restaurants, womenswear and mannequin factories, Bolivian seamstresses, “Cracolandia” (Crackland) etc. The sketches below are part of the proposals of the […]

  20. R. Salmona Awards’ catalog

    The Rogelio Salmona Award catalog has just been published by the R. Salmona Foundation in Bogota and includes our H3o park – one of the 20 Latin American projects selected to participate. To apply, the building must have the potential to improve the city’s public space, be built more than five years ago and demonstrate […]

  21. Misunderstandings Symposium

    Misunderstandings – exhibition of which we are participating at Le Frac Centre, Orleans, France – is, according to its organizers, “a procedure for defining areas of non-knowledge in the collection, and thus proceeding to its re-definition, re-reading and re-writing.” “Putting a collection together involves a permanent practice of translating absences. First of all, there are […]

  22. CA-50 Chair
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    CA-50 Chair

    Chair CA-50 = 4 rebars (or feet) and 3 stirrups that snake around them. +info:

  23. Mississipi – a shifting landscape

    Had it been the view that effectvly shaped and changed urban rivers all over the world, we would be living in cities of linear parks and not in cities of covered rivers: Map of the ancient courses of the Mississipi river meander belt by Harold Fisk, 1944. The drawing was made when another view of […]