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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
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
Paraty, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Rafael Medeiros, Gustavo Uemura