São Paulo, Brazil
For photographer Reinaldo Cóser and his family of four, the best way to deal with the sometimes-draining throb of massive São...
A Modern Beachfront House in São Sebastião, Brazil
Studio Arthur Casas were hired by a previous clients’ friends who wanted to build a house right next door on a narrow beachfront...
An Architect Reframes the Narrative of a 1940s Apartment for a Writer Couple in São Paulo
At the iconic Louveira Complex, an exemplar of Brazilian modernism, local architect Ana Sawaia bravely plays with space, color,...
A 290-Square-Foot Apartment in São Paulo Takes Advantage of Every Inch
A perforated concrete wall and a raised Formica platform are used to maximize limited floor space in a tiny São Paulo studio.
This Renovated Pad in São Paulo's Iconic Lausanne Building Is a Breath of Fresh Air
Led by AR Architects, the update mixes Brazilian Brutalism with contemporary cool.
This Eco-Minded Home in São Paulo Raises the Bar For Prefab
Made of 100-percent recyclable materials and equipped with smart home technology, SysHaus is a new model by a Brazilian...
A São Paulo Home Welcomes Guests With an Invitingly Breezy Brutalism
The residence merges two Brazilian architectural styles with distinctly casual and formal spaces.
A Deteriorating 1950s Apartment in São Paulo Gets Revamped and Greened-Up
Mana arquitetura transforms an old, cramped apartment into a plant-filled urban oasis in Brazil’s most populous city.
This Groovy, Spherical Home in São Paulo Wants to Inspire the Future of Cities
Starting in 1974, architect Eduardo Longo built the radically organic Casa Bola as a prototype for modular city apartments.
Destination of the Week: São Paulo
To call São Paulo—the largest city in Brazil and one of the largest in the world—overwhelming is an understatement.
Product Spotlight: São Paulo Collection
Inspired by natural materials, contemporary patterns, and rhythmic textures, London and São Paulo-based Studio Swine combines...
Amazing Garden Oasis in São Paulo Born from a Five-Year Search and Renovation
A pair of architects help a client carve out an oasis of calm amid São Paulo’s bustle.
Before & After: A Pavilion-Like Addition Opens Up a São Paulo Home for Three Generations
A 1940s bungalow gets a porous, vine-covered backyard unit that gives the family more space to work on their creative projects.
Lina Bo Bardi’s Iconic Midcentury in São Paulo Just Reopened With a New Art Exhibition
After closing at the beginning of the pandemic, Casa de Vidro is once again welcoming visitors with a display of wooden works by...
Living Green Walls Bring Jungle Vibes Into a Brazilian Apartment
Near Ibirapuera Park in São Paulo, Brazil, is an incredible triplex apartment that brings the green of the park indoors.
Modern Homes in Brazil
Brazil is a breath-taking country that has a perfect mix of nature and modern architecture.
Modern Master Lina Bo Bardi's Bowl Chair Makes a Comeback
Arper is making just 500 of the midcentury design available.
A Brazilian Home With a Touch of Japanese Zen
Designed with two parallel wings separated by a shallow pool, this striking São Paulo residence is lined with rows of timber...
A Mesmerizing Pool Dominates This Brazilian Home
A pool with panoramic glass walls becomes an alluring work of art in this Brazilian apartment.
A Set Designer’s House in Brazil Blends Colonial Architecture With Miesian Modernism
A nod to the past, the contemporary country escape by Mapa Architects is surprisingly close to São Paulo’s hustle and bustle.
Blockbuster Movies Can't Compete with These Monumental Views
Architect Isay Weinfeld creates an epic home in São Paulo.
A Prefab Tiny Home Is Pieced Together in a Brazilian Forest
The compact, modular design was originally showcased at an exhibition before finding a permanent location in the village of...
An Expansive Grass Roof Tops This Modern Brazilian Home
Sandwiched between two concrete slabs, a modern holiday home is fully integrated into nature.
Cabin Vibes Get an Industrial Edge at This Brazilian Home
At Casa Granja V, a warehouse-inspired exterior gives way to folksy living spaces anchored by a library of 5,000 books.
This Timber-Clad Brazilian Home Is 100% Powered by the Sun
Located on the southeast coast of Brazil in the surfer's paradise of Ubatuba, this sustainably constructed home embraces its lush...
Greenery Breathes Fresh Life Into a Brazilian Midcentury
With a budget of $50,000, a home rich in family history is treated to a bright, airy renovation for the first time since it was...
A Brazilian Architect Builds a Dream Home for Her Parents
A pair of empty nesters call on their architect daughter to create a home that fulfills their retirement wish list.
This Secluded Micro Cabin Perches Lightly in the Brazilian Forest
Built with materials carried to the site by hand, Chalet M is a 270-square-foot cabin that treads lightly on its woodland site.
This 484-Square-Foot Tiny House in Brazil Is as Sculptural as it Is Sustainable
Gustavo Penna Architect & Associates uses reclaimed mining waste to create a minimalist masterpiece on a spectacular site.
An Incredible Brazilian Home That Celebrates Art, Travel, and Nature
In Franca, Brazil, mf+arquitetos designs a unique residence for their art-loving client in just five months.
This Breezy Brazilian Home Oozes Tropical Vibes
OF House by Studio Otto Felix celebrates natural materials and indoor/outdoor living outside the city of Campinas.
A Green Roof Helps Camouflage This Striking Home in Brazil
The Ribeirão Preto Residence sports a dramatic, cantilevered roof and a robust indoor/outdoor connection.
This Brilliant Brazilian Abode Was Designed Around an Imposing Tree
In the residential district of Alto de Pinheiros in São Paulo, a indoor/outdoor family home revolves around a grand flamboyant...
A Brazilian Bachelor Pad Embraces Light and Darkness
An architect tasked with opening up a small yet light-filled apartment does so with a few unexpectedly dark turns.
A Riverfront Retreat in Brazil Boasts a Communal Pavilion
Overlooking the Paranapanema River, Casa do Lago is a weekend home comprising two elevated, staggered volumes that separate...
Overlooking a Niemeyer Masterpiece, This Flat is Filled with Brazilian Modern Gems
A São Paulo aerie showcases a collection of Brazilian modern classics—with a priceless vista to match.

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