May 22, 2014

New Brazilian House

Capa livro New Brazilian House

It is on sales the new book “New Brazilian House”, published by Thames & Hudson, produced by Dominic Bradbury. Photos by Richard Powers.

A rich book, filled with beautiful Brazilian homes, and important pieces of our national design.

“Brazil is a country full o fenergy, creativity and originality, and visitors are increasingly attracted to its natural beauty and the buzz of its cities and beach resorts. Amid the glamorous beaches and tropical vegetation, a new generation of architects are establishing a global reputation for themselves with houses and hotels taht combine a bold contemprary aesthetic with a uniquely Brazilian sensibility.

Organize int three sections – ‘Town’, ‘Country’ and ‘Coast’ – the buildings presented here feature new takes o indoor-outdoor living, beautifully crafted local materiais and original elements such as indoor gardens or integrated courtyards, and a mastery of natural light. Thes qualities build upon the potent legacy of Brazilian modernist design, which includes figureheads such as Oscar Niemeyer, Lina Bo Bardi, and Robert Burle Marx, and is represented today by such design luminaries as Marcio Koga, Isay Weinfeld and Arthur Casas.

From São Paulo to Rio, to the coastal towns of Paraty and IlhaBela, the locations in this lively publication cover a diverse range of projects, from stunning city homes to country retreats and tempting coastal escapes. Featuring iconic projects by Marcos Acayaba and Pritzker Price-winning architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha, together with hoes by designers such as Fernanda Marques, Guilherme Torres and André Piva, NEW BRAZILIAN HOUSE reflects the vitality and verve of Brazil’s architecture and design today.

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