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The renovation of this 112m² apartment was a challenge beyond its size: the owner of the residence, located in Rio de Janeiro, is a longtime friend of the architect Guilherme Torres. Denilson Machado, a photographer renowned for his architectural and interior records, wanted his home to have the atmosphere of an art gallery.
Project name
De Studio
Architecture firm
Studio Guilherme Torres
Location
Rio De Janeiro, Rj, Brazil
Photography
Denilson Machado – MCA Estúdio
The name of this residential project is originated in the neighborhood of São Conrado, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where it is located. Piacenza is the name of the birthplace of Saint Conrad (São Conrado in Portuguese), in northern Italy.
Project name
Casa di Piacenza
Architecture firm
MRG Arquitetura
Location
São Conrado, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Tools used
Vectorworks, Autodesk 3ds Max, V-ray, Adobe Photoshop
Inspired by the verticality of the forest, the São Paulo-based architecture firm Atelier Marko Brajovic has recently completed Monkey House located in Paraty, Brazil.  Architect's statement: A few years ago the monkeys that lived at the foot of Serra in Paraty disappeared. It was said that it was due to the yellow fever that supposedly spread amon...
Project name
Monkey House
Architecture firm
Atelier Marko Brajovic
Location
Paraty, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Photography
Rafael Medeiros, Gustavo Uemura