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Presents a range of beautiful and original Brazilian houses building on the countrys potent legacy of modernist tropical architecture
Brazil is a country blessed with natural beauty and the buzz of megalopolises and resorts. Amid glamorous beaches and lush tropical vegetation, contemporary Brazilian architects are establishing a global reputation through house and hotel design that combines a bold contemporary aesthetic with a uniquely Brazilian sensibility.
Organized into three sections Town, Country, and Coast the carefully selected houses presented here offer new takes on indooroutdoor living, beautifully crafted local materials, and a mastery of natural light. The locations range from stunning city homes to country retreats and tempting coastal escapes in cities including Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro. Featuring work by Marcos Acayaba and Pritzker-prize-winning architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha, together with homes by designers such as Fernanda Marques, Guilherme Torres, and Andr Piva, New Brazilian House reflects the vitality and verve of Brazils architecture and design today. 400+ color illustrations