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South American Buildings : Architecture

Key Contemporary Architectural Developments: New Built Environment Information & Photos

post updated 16 August 2023

e-architect try to choose the best examples of new South American Architecture. We aim to select good quality South American building projects.

We cover completed buildings, new building designs, architectural exhibitions and architecture competitions across South America. The focus is on contemporary South American buildings.

Buildings in South America

We have 4 pages of South American Architecture selections.

South American Architecture : A-C

South American Architecture Designs : D-H

South American Building Developments : I-O

South American Buildings : P-Z (this page)

South American Buildings by country

Argentina Architecture

Brazilian Architecture

Chilea Architecture

Colombian Developments

Ecuador Buildings

Peru Architecture

Uruguay Buildings

Venezuela Projects

South America Architecture

Major recent buildings in Brazil on e-architect:

Cais das Artes Project
Design: Paulo Mendes da Rocha and Metro Arquitetos
Cais das Artes Brasil
image from architects
Cais das Artes Brasil Building
The project “Cais das Artes”, a partnership between the Pritzker Prize winner Paulo Mendes da Rocha and Metro Arquitetos office.

Museum of Tomorrow, Rio de Janeiro

Design: Santiago Calatrava architect
Museum of Tomorrow Rio de Janeiro
image from architect
Museum of Tomorrow
The $55 m Rio building was designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava and is the centerpiece of a renovation of Rio’s derelict port area.

Major recent buildings in Argentina on e-architect:

New City Hall Buenos Aires, Parque Patricios
Design: Foster + Partners, architects
New City Hall in Buenos Aires
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New City Hall in Buenos Aires
Lord Foster visited Argentina for the opening of the new Buenos Aires Ciudad Casa de Gobierno, a sustainable building for the Mayor and 1,500 staff. It is the first civic project in Argentina by the celebrated British architecture practice.

Important Architectural Designs

Individual buildings : Major South American Building Designs, alphabetical:

Paul Harris Street House, Chile
Design: Enrique Browne Arquitectos
Chile home - South American Building
picture : Luis Poirot

Pioneer Chile Headquarters, Chile
Design: Enrique Browne Arquitectos
Paine architecture - South American Buildings
photograph : Guy Wenborne

Primetime Nursery School, Brazil
Design: Marcio Kogan Architects
São Paulo nursery Building
photo : Nelson Kon

Punte Del Este, Uruguay
Design: Rafael Vinoly Architects
Edificio Acqua - South American Buildings
image © Roman Viñoly

Rodin Museum, Brazil
Design: Brasil Arquitetura
Rodin Museum Building
photograph : Nelson Kon

Santa Elena House, Colombia
Design: Antonio Sofan
Santa Elena House
photo : Carlos Tobon

Porto Alegre House, Brazil
Design: Procter : Rihl
Brazilian house
photo : Marcelo Nunes

School in Campinas, Brazil
Design: UNA arquitetos
School in Campinas
image : Nelson Kon

Tanatorio Chapel & Crematory, Peru
Design: Metropolis Architects
Peru Architecture - South American Buildings
picture : Jose Orrego

Tomás Apartments, Chile
Design: Gonzalo Mardones Viviani & Asociados
Tomás Apartments - South American Buildings
picture by architect

Top Towers São Paulo
Design: Königsberger Vannucchi Arquitetos
Top Towers São Paulo
image : Leonardo Finotti

Trees House, Ecuador
Design: Arquitectura X
Casa Arboles
photo : Sebastian Crespo

Vanguardia Office building, Chile
Design: Gonzalo Mardones Viviani & Asociados
South American Office building
image by architect

Yali Hotel, Chile
Design: Sebastián Irarrázaval
Yali Hotel Building
image by architect

X House, Ecuador
Design: Arquitectura X
Ecuador House
photo : Sebastián Crespo

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Additions to our selection of current South America building designs are welcome, please ensure any photographs provided have the correct photographer credit. Please also provide text on the key current or recent architectural project by the design practice.

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