Articles tagged Brazil


Take it from the Campana Brothers: this is how you design with a legacy in mind

Amsterdam – At the 2019 Frame Lab, Brazilian designer Humberto Campana explained how his work is a Trojan horse that uplifts and empowers impoverished communities. 


The ingredients for this restaurant? Japanese methods and Brazilian charm

Valencia – Masquespacio envisioned Kaikaya, a Nikkei restaurant in Valencia, as a mix of Japanese traditions and Brazilian tropicalismo.


Frame Awards jury member Humberto Campana thinks beyond sustainability

São Paulo – How important are democratic prices and political sustainability? On the eve of the Frame Awards deadline, we spoke with Humberto Campana about these matters. 


At a Brazilian mall, a lifestyle shop lets the breeze block be

Rio de Janeiro – Terra e Tuma, a Sao Paulo-based architectural studio, responded to Oficina Itsu’s retail limitations with a smart, concrete use of time and materials.


Rising to the challenge of intervening a Niemeyer building in São Paulo

São Paulo – For the thorough intervention that lead to the Vista restaurant, Brazilian design studio Prototyp& faced low ceilings and an untouchable façade. 


There's an electric forest inside a Paris nightclub

Paris – For Guto Requena's light installation in the middle of Paris’ Terminal 7 nightclub, emotions are as important as tech


In Brazil, a co-working space is defying gravity

Canoas, Brazil – UFO Space, located in tech haven Rio Grande do Sul, takes its name quite literally: thanks to, working there does feel like an outer-space experience


A brewery inspired by its contents: GPA&A unites architecture and craft beer

Belo Horizonte, Brazil – Gustavo Penna Arquiteto & Associados employs a single craft-beer-inspired hue inside a simple concrete and timber structure for brewery Ateliê Wäls.


Five Days of Frame 118: Guilherme Wentz, in search of Brazil’s design identity

Amsterdam – We dig deeper with Guilherme Wentz, one of six Brazilian designers readdressing the nation’s natural resources who are published in our latest issue. 

Pop XYZ by Triptyqye. Photos Fernando Guerra

Triptyque's residential complex creates a dual-façade across many faces

SÃO PAULO – As one of the world's most populated cities, São Paulo has more than its fair share of high-rise architecture and is home to many of Brazil's tallest skyscrapers.

Can You Tell Me A Secret? by Estudio Guto Requena. Photos Leonardo Finotti

Estudio Guto Requena asks 'Can You Tell Me A Secret?'

SAO PAULO – An interactive installation in the immigration-flooded neighbourhood of Bom Retiro invites you to reveal your inner-most thoughts.

Photo Fernando Martins, courtesy of Atelier Marko Brajovic

Yabu Pushelberg and others use hospitality houses to profile national identities at Rio 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO – Rio 2016: an event riddled by the complexities of social injustice, tourism, security issues, traffic chaos, virus fears and doping scandals, not to mention sports achievements, …