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São Paulo Architecture Walking Tours

Brazilian Architecture Guides – Exclusive SP Building Walks tailor made for Groups by e-architect

post updated 4 September 2023

Contact e-architect to arrange your walking guide: isabelle(at)e-architect.com / +44 7952 149814

São Paulo Architecture Tour: Exclusive Guided Walks

Our São Paulo guided tours are all tailored to suit each booking, we do not allow for bookings to be joined. Our Brazilian guided tours are all exclusive to each client.

Should you be planning an office trip, a conference, or university trip in Brazil please contact us and we would be happy to take your booking.

Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand
MASP São Paulo Architecture Walking Tours
photo © Eduardo Ortega

São Paulo Walking Tours

Porto Seguro Cultural Centre Building in São Paulo, designed by São Paulo Arquitetura, completed in 2016:
Porto Seguro Cultural Centre São Paulo Architecture Walking Tours
photography : Fabio Hargesheimer – Foto G, Courtesy of São Paulo Arquitetura & Teixeira Duarte SA a

São Paulo Introduction

São Paulo is located in the south east of Brazil. It is the largest city in the country.

Nestle Factory Cacapava San Paolo building:
Nestle Factory Cacapava San Paolo building
photograph : Leonardo Finotti

Key contemporary buildings to visit in the city include the new furniture store called Decameron, the multi-coloured Brasil Building and the delightful Café Estação Ciência. Older structures include São Paulo Cathedral, São Paulo Museum of Art and Octávio Frias de Oliveira Bridge. All these buildings can be visited on our São Paulo Architecture Tours.

Decameron San Paolo building designed by studio mk27 architects:
Decameron San Paolo building tour SP
photograph : Pedro Vannucchi

Famous architects with buildings in São Paulo include studio mk27 / Marcio Kogan Arquitetos, Isay Weinfeld arquiteto, METRO Arquitetos, biselli+katchborian, Rosenbaum, Andrade Morettin Arquitetos, Königsberger Vannucchi Arquitetos and Una Arquitetos.

São Paulo Architecture Tours

São Paulo Architectural Tours normally take groups to see the best and most interesting contemporary buildings in São Paulo.

Top Towers São Paulo
photo : Leonardo Finotti

We are happy to accommodate your group’s needs and interests on our Brazilian Architecture Tours.

São Paulo Buildings : key buildings in this city

São Paulo Walking Tour Guides

Contact Isabelle Lomholt to arrange your São Paulo architectural tour: mob. +44 (0)7952 149814 or isabelle(at)e-architect.com

Architecture Tours

e-architect also organise architecture walking tours in other American cities such as Rio de Janeiro, Mexico City and New York.

Location: São Paulo, SP, Brasil, South America

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São Paulo Architecture Designs – chronological list

Major São Paulo Buildings

Contemporary SP Property Articles – recent architectural selection on e-architect below.

All of these current buildings can be visited on our São Paulo Architecture Walking Tours, noting obvious respect for privacy in buildings such as schools and apartment properties:

Architects: Triptyque Architecture
Onze22 Apartments São Paulo Brazil housing
photo : Maíra Acayaba
Onze22 Apartments São Paulo housing
This contemporary SP residential building transcends the classic tower block as a set of overlapping, suspended slabs, interspersed with glass walls. This bold structure ‘frames the urban landscape in 360-degrees’, promoting total fluidity between exterior and interior.

Campus of the Pequeno Príncipe School, Ribeirão Preto
Design: GOAA – Gusmão Otero Arquitetos Associados, with It’s Informov
Escola Pequeno Príncipe São Paulo
photo : Rafela Netto
Escola Pequeno Príncipe São Paulo
The new Campus of the Pequeno Príncipe School, projected by GOAA- Gusmão Otero Arquitetos Associados, is distinguished by the integration of the buildings with external space and nature.

NASP – Head office of Natura São Paulo, Av. Alexandre Colares, 1188 – Parque Anhanguera
Architects: Dal Pian Arquitetos Associados
Natura Headquarters building - NASP
photos : Nelson Kon & Pedro Mascaro (drone photos)
NASP – Head office of Natura São Paulo
In 2011, Natura, a Brazilian multinational company of cosmetics and beauty products, promoted an architectural competition on invitation to its new administrative headquarters in São Paulo.

Dois Trópicos, R. Mateus Grou, 589 – Pinheiros
Architects: MNMA
Dois Trópicos in Pinheiros, São Paulo stairs
photo : Andre Klotz
Dois Trópicos São Paulo

Etapa School, Vila Mascote
Design: biselli+katchborian
Etapa School, Vila Mascote, São Paulo building
photo : Nelson Kon
Etapa School, Vila Mascote Building
The Brazilian architecture office Biselli Katchborian Arquitetos, led by the architects Artur Katchborian and Mario Biselli, are the responsible of the new retrofit and expansion project of Etapa School, in a building originally designed in 1984 by the Brazilian architect Paulo Bastos in São Paulo (Brazil).

You, Perdizes, Bartira Street
Design: Perkins&Will
You, Perdizes, São Paulo building by Perkins&Will
photo : Fran Parente
You, Perdizes São Paulo
The setting meets various housing needs, such as proximity to public transportation points, ease maintenance, service offering and shared environments, among others. The city lives an intense process of recovering people’s connection with the urban space, and the post-pandemic should intensify that need.

New Leisure Area of the Grande Hotel Senac São Pedro, near São Paulo City
Architect: Levisky Arquitetos I Estratégia Urbana
Grande Hotel Senac São Pedro Leisure Area
photo : Ana Mello
Grande Hotel Senac São Pedro Leisure Area
With integration and qualification of spaces, this project extends options for recreational activities, sociability, ludic and thematic paths. Located in a valley area, the project takes advantage of the topography of the land to implement two building volumes connected by squares that in turn create areas for contemplation and leisure in the open.

Nubank Headquarter, corner of Rebouças Avenue / Capote Valente Street, Pinheiros neighborhood
Architecture: Dal Pian Arquitetos
Nubank Headquarter São Paulo Architecture Walking Tours
photo : Nelson Kon
Nubank Headquarter Office Building

New Luxury Hotel Buildings
Architects: aflalo/gasperini arquitetos
Four Seasons São Paulo hotel building
photo : Daniel Ducci
New Luxury Hotels in São Paulo

Pamplona Square Digital Theater
Architect: Kruchin Arquitetura
Pamplona Square Digital Theater São Paulo Architecture Walking Tours
photo : Daniel Ducci
Pamplona Square Digital Theater in SP

SESC Guarulhos, Guarulhos, Sao Paolo, Brasil
Design: Dal Pian Arquitetos
SESC Guarulhos Brazil - São Paulo Architecture Tours
photo by Nelson Kon / SESC-SP and Pedro Mascaro
SESC Guarulhos, SP

Beacon School
Architects: Andrade Morettin Arquitetos And Gooa – Gusmão Otero Arquitetos Associados
Beacon Campus School SP building
photograph : Nelson Kon
Beacon School São Paulo

Nestle Factory, Caçapava
Design: METRO Arquitetos
Factory Building São Paulo

CEU Pimentas
Design: biselli+katchborian
CEU Pimentas São Paulo

Design: studio mk27 – m. kogan + m, simas
São Paulo Furniture Store

All the interesting property designs above can be visited on e-architect’s São Paulo Architecture Walking Tours.

São Paulo Architecture

Numero Bar, Jardins design by Isay Weinfeld arquiteto:
Numero Bar

Guarulhos – São Paulo TPS3 design by biselli+katchborian:
São Paulo Airport Building

Brasil Building design by Rosenbaum, architects:
São Paulo Tower Building

Brazil Architecture

Brazilian Architect Studios

South American Buildings

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