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Paulo Mendes da Rocha

Casa Butantã

1964

Paulo Mendes da Rocha (born October 25, 1928 in Vitória, Espírito Santo) is a Brazilian architect. Mendes da Rocha attended the Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie College of Architecture, graduating in 1954. Working almost exclusively in Brazil, Mendes da Rocha has been producing buildings since 1957, many of them built in concrete, a method some call “Brazilian Brutalism”, arguably allowing buildings to be constructed cheaply and quickly. He has contributed many notable cultural buildings to São Paulo and is widely credited as enhancing and revitalizing the city.

Casa Butantã
Casa Butantã
Casa Butantã
Casa Butantã
Casa Butantã
Casa Butantã
Casa Butantã
Casa Butantã
Casa Butantã
Casa Butantã
Casa Butantã
Casa Butantã
Casa Butantã
Casa Butantã
Casa Butantã
Casa Butantã
Casa Butantã
Casa Butantã
Casa Butantã
Casa Butantã
Casa Butantã
Casa Butantã
Casa Butantã
Casa Butantã
Casa Butantã
Casa Butantã
Casa Butantã
23°33'42.2"S 46°42'33.6"W

Location: São Paulo, Brazil
Type: House

Collaborator: João De Gennaro
Photography: Leonardo Finotti - Annette Spiro - Lito Mendes da Rocha
Text: Wikipedia


Posted: July 2019
Category: Architecture

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