Publication – Vazio S/A
  1. Invisible spaces: art and architecture in the contemporary city

    Julia Pinto, architecture student at Escola da Cidade (Sao Paulo), held a research using works of Vazio S/A, Louise Ganz and Rubens Mano, seeking to understand how, through critical and artistic / architectural practice, each of these artists contribute to the reflection on their professions. The full paper is available at ISSUU.

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  2. 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 […]

  3. 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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  4. Exposed Inside Out

    Carlos M Teixeira Antonio Carlos Avenue, in Belo Horizonte, had its number of tracks doubled recently. Sheds, garages, shacks and houses were demolished to enable it for the future “Bus Rapid Transport System” known as BRT. After the demolition of these anonymous buildings that previously confined it, the avenue of today reveals a parade of […]

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  5. Vasco Mourão in the New Yorker magazine

    The illustrator Vasco Mourao, co-author of the book O Condomínio Absoluto – The Ultimate Skyscraper (see book and project) with architect Carlos M Teixeira, has just finished a series of drawings for the New Yorker, the magazine known for publishing great illustrators such as Saul Steinberg, Jean-Jacques Sempé and others. Besides Manhattan’s, there is also […]

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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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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 […]

  10. O Outro, O Mesmo – Architectural Review Dec/2010

    The Architectural Review  published a good review of the installation O Outro, o Mesmo in its December/2010 issue. The link below presents the summary of the article just published in AR’s blog.  

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  11. “Tempo” – Tese de Luisa Apalhao, Royal College of Arts

    (Português) arte ur

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  12. Philip Johnson
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    Philip Johnson

    Text published in the local journal Letras do Café in October 2007, whose theme was “money.” Carlos Teixeira On the criticism that his projects were easy: “It is because I am a bad architect.” On the activity of the architects: “The duty of an architect today is to create beautiful buildings. That is all.” On […]

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  13. enxertos vazio s/a

    Sorry, this entry is only available in Português.

  14. Written by Roberto Andrés and published on the journal of the Graduate School of Design at USP (University of Sao Paulo) in June 2009, the following text builds a  keensighted critique on the possible theoretical and practical repercussions of the interventions presented in the book Collateral Spaces (see also the post above  Collateral Spaces – […]