The Athletes Village of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil comprises of 31 buildings, 3,604 apartments with a total of 18,000 beds. The village hosts more than 17,000 athletes and officials during its peak times.
This loft apartment in São Paulo, Brazil designed by FGMF Arquitetos has a large bookshelf that covers the entire living room which connects to the open kitchen.
The ebonized floor provides a striking contrast to the white face-brick walls.
Casa Urca is a three-storey penthouse apartment located between the Sugarloaf Mountain and Guanabara Bay in the Urca neighbourhood of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
This modernist penthouse designed by Studio Arthur Casas was guided by two complementary ideas: to create a pathway of discovery of the landscape on both sides, the bay and the mountain, and to bring as much light as possible to the three floors.
Brazilian designer Luiz Fernando Grabowsky created this cozy loft for the Casa Cor exhibition in Rio de Janeiro. Industrial style elements such as high ceilings with exposed brick walls and wood floors are balanced by a warm colour scheme and whimsical decor which provide the apartment with a cozy atmosphere.
The Bahia House located in Salvador, Brazil uses the traditional architectural approach to sustainable living. This ecological house designed by Marcio Kogan promotes green living with materials from traditional Brazilian architecture. Clay roofs, wooden ceilings and wooden panels provide rustic practicality. The house uses the northeastern wind blowing in from the sea to organize the floor plan and has cross ventilation in its main living spaces, making the interior cool and airy.
The Itiquira House is an exquisite residence located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil which has been refurbished by architect Gisele Taranto. The beautiful natural outdoor garden is intimately connected to the indoor spaces. The interior design style has a modernist ease to it that is dramatic yet simple.