Archivo de la etiqueta: Paulo Mendes da Rocha

Spotlight: Paulo Mendes da Rocha

“All space must be attached to a value, to a public dimension. There is no private space. The only private space that you can imagine is the human mind.” – Paulo Mendes da Rocha, May 26, 2004

Paulo Mendes da Rocha is one of Brazil‘s greatest architects and urbanists. Born in Vitória, Espírito Santo in 1928, Mendes da Rocha won the 2006 Pritzker Prize, and is one of the most representative architects of the Brazilian Paulista School, also known as “Paulista Brutalism” that utilizes more geometric lines, rougher finishes and bulkier massing than other Brazilian Modernists such as Oscar Niemeyer.

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Video: Paulo Mendes da Rocha’s Cais das Artes / Pedro Kok

This video by architecture photographer, Pedro Kok, takes us behind the scenes of the construction of the Cais das Artes (Quay of Arts) building in Brazil. Located in the southeastern coastal city of Vitória, the building was designed by Paulo Mendes da… Sigue leyendo

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Museu Brasileiro de Escultura (MuBE) / Paulo Mendes da Rocha

Keep an eye out, or you might miss the Museu Brasileiro de Escultura (a.k.a. MuBE, pronounced MOO-bee). Widely considered the masterpiece of Pritzker Prize-winner Paulo Mendes da Rocha, the building was in fact born out of the desire to have no… Sigue leyendo

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New Leme Gallery / Paulo Mendes da Rocha + Metro Arquitetos

Architects: Metro Arquitetos, Paulo Mendes da Rocha
Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Authors: Paulo Medes da Rocha, Martin Corullon e Gustavo Cedroni, Anna Ferrari
Area: 592.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Leonardo Finotti

Collaborators: Alfonso Simelio, Antonia Peña, Bruno Kim, Filipe Barrocas, … Sigue leyendo

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Venice Biennale 2012: Architecture as New Geography / Grafton Architects, Silver Lion Award

Inspired by Pritzker Prize laureate Paulo Mendes da Rocha’s call “to get architecture out of the making and thinking of isolated objects and to show it as an inexorable transformation of nature”, Dublin practice Grafton Architects presents Architecture as New … Sigue leyendo

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Clásicos de Arquitectura: Casa Gerassi / Paulo Mendes da Rocha

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La casa Gerassi es una casa diseñada por Paulo Mendes da Rocha el año 1989, ubicada en un barrio residencial de la ciudad de Sao Paulo en Brasil. Está construida con prefabricados de hormigón armado y pre-tensado. Se destaca por el espacio propuesto que se vincula a una solución tecnológica […]

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