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12 Aug 2020
Edificio Valente, Pinheiros, São Paulo, SP, Brazil
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Edificio Valente São Paulo
The Valente building, designed by award-winning Brazilian architecture firm FGMF Arquitetos, will bring to Pinheiros (neighborhood in São Paulo, Brazil) its original architecture, causing great impact in the urban landscape, entirely conceived for user experience.
19 Jun 2017
Dom Pedro Complex, Campinas, SP, Brazil
photograph : Rafaela Netto
Dom Pedro Complex, Campinas – text in English
Clube Dom Pedro II + III – text in Portuguese
FGMF Architects signs two complete clubs, called Dom Pedro Complex, with accesses and external areas for sports and leisure. The architecture proposes a unique identity, independently of organizations of flows, spaces and dimensions and relations with views and surroundings, such as two projects in one.
6 + 3 May 2017
Casa Mattos, São Paulo, Brazil
photograph : Rafaela Netto
São Paulo House by FGMF Arquitetos
14 Nov 2013
Deliqatê Restaurant, São Paulo, Brazil
photo : Rafaela Netto
The new building may be understood as a big steel gray structure that was introduced in this small space between the neighbours and the street. This structure aims to support the slabs of the three stores and the roofing, also locking the preexisting neighboring walls.
29 Jul 2013
Casa Rex, São Paulo, Brazil
photo : Rafaela Netto
A project made for the design office Casa Rex, in the neighborhood Pacaembu, in São Paulo, Brazil. Plural, contemporary and investigative projects, concerning mainly the use of materials and the urban interaction, are fundamental characteristics of the works by Brazilian architecture office FGMF Arquitetos. Typical elements from infrastructure works were applied within this building, giving a different aesthetic effect to the project.
A mix of original and market architecture that challenges common sense is the mark of FGMF Arquitetos (Brasil)
FGMF Arquitetos : Practice Information
Thirteen years ago, when they decided to open their own architecture office, FGMF Arquitetos, the trio Fernando Forte, Lourenço Gimenes, and Rodrigo Marcondes Ferraz, all 36 years old now, already knew where they wanted to get: be recognized by the academy and by the market for their original projects. Aiming to put into practice a contemporary, challenging, innovative architecture, functioning in all scales and programs, from the residency detail to the urban plan, this plurality and non-specialization in a certain kind of program help define the office’s DNA.
Recent FGMF Architects Designs
18 Oct 2011
House 4×30, São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Design: CR2 + FGMF
photo : Fran Parente
Encrusted in a row of narrow geminate houses, the story began more as a challenge rather than as an architectural project. How make the entire program of a house fit in that 4x30m lot, relying on a few illuminated surfaces? Even though the object is deceptively simple, the answer came across a lot of research.
FGMF Architects win international award Dedalo Minosse, in Italy, with the residential project Grid House
12 Jul 2011
Residential project “Grid House” – Casa Grelha, ‘Serra da Mantiqueira’, Brazil
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Casa Grelha – Grid House, Brazil
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Location: Vila Madalena, São Paulo, Brasil
Architects Practice Information
FGMF Architects studio based in Vila Madalena, São Paulo, Brasil
FGMF Arquitetos is led by architects Fernando Forte, Lourenço Gimenes and Rodrigo Marcondes Ferraz.
About FGMF Arquitetos
More than 15 years ago, when they decided to open their own architecture firm, FGMF Arquitetos, the trio Fernando Forte, Lourenço Gimenes and Rodrigo Marcondes Ferraz already knew what they wanted to achieve: they wanted to be recognized by the academia and by the market for their original projects. With the purpose of developing a contemporary, investigative and innovative architecture, acting in all scales and programs, from the details of a residence to an urbanistic plan, it was this plurality, rather than specialization in a specific type of program, that helped define the firm’s DNA.
Today, their portfolio includes over 320 projects. The firm made its mark in 2009, by integrating Wallpaper* Magazine’s Architects Directory, which featured the trio of Brazilian architects as one of the 30 most promising and breakthrough architecture firms in the world. Their projects have been published internationally in more than 20 countries, including the United States, Germany, China, Italy, India, Korea and Spain.
Since FGMF was founded, they have received more than 81 awards, including the international Wan 21 for 21 award, where they were featured in the list of the 21 architecture firms of the 21st century. The firm also received the Chicago Athenaeum Award, in the USA; the AIT Awards in Germany; the Dedalo Minosse 2011 and 2014 in Italy; three Re-Thinking the Future Awards, a worldwide award that brings together the main names in architecture; and, recently, the firm received awards in two categories of the fourth “IIDA Best Interiors of Latin America and the Caribbean Competition”, organized by the International Interior Design Association (IIDA).
In Brazil, there have also been multiple awards, including one from the Architects Institute of Brazil (IAB, Instituto de Arquitetos do Brasil), from the Brazilian Association of Architecture Firms (AsBEA – Associação Brasileira de Escritórios de Arquitetura); the 1st Azkononel Architecture Award, promoted by Instituto Tomie Ohtake; among others, ranging from residential projects to institutional, to urbanism.
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Italian Architects under 40 Award
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