Born on August 29th, in Carmo de Minas, Minas Gerais state.Lives until 1972 in Cambuí, Minas Gerais state.
Studied architecture at the Faculty of Architecture and Urban Studies at the University of São Paulo.
Begins internship with architect Lina Bo Bardi, on the project SESC–Fábrica da Pompéia.
Obtains degree in architecture, and starts working as collaborator of architect Lina Bo Bardi in all her projects, until her death in 1992. He participated in many projects including the Leisure Center SESC–Fábrica da Pompéia, in São Paulo (1977), and the São Paulo Museum of Modern Art (1982).
Wins the design competition for the construction of the City Hall of Cambuí, Minas Gerais, along with architects José Sales Costa Filho, Marcelo Suzuki and Tâmara Roman.
Found the firm Atelier Vila Madalena with architects Francisco Fanucci, José Sales Costa Filho, Marcelo Suzuki and Tâmara Roman.
Ends the partnership of Atelier Vila Madalena, and together with architects Francisco de Paiva Fanucci and Marcelo Suzuki, founds the firm Brasil Arquitetura.
With the architects Lina Bo Bardi and Marcelo Suzuki, creates designs for the revitalization and restoration of the Historic Center of Salvador, Bahia.
Founds the furniture-making shop Marcenaria Baraúna with the partners from Brasil Arquitetura, for the creation and production of wood furniture and other objects.
In Évora, Portugal, participates in the meeting of World Heritage Cities, representing Salvador, Bahia.
Becomes member of the Board of Directors of Instituto Quadrante, currently Instituto Lina Bo e P. M. Bardi, at the invitation of the couple Lina and Pietro Maria Bardi.
With the architects Lina Bo Bardi, André Vainer and Marcelo Suzuki, creates design for the new City Hall of the Municipality of São Paulo, in Parque Dom Pedro II.
Publishes the book Arquitetura Rural na Serra da Mantiqueira(Rural Architecture in the Mantiqueira Mountains) considered the “Best Art Book” of 1992 by the São Paulo Chapter of the Institute of Architects of Brazil.
Presents the photographic exhibition “Arquitetura Rural na Serra da Mantiqueira” in São Paulo, Belo Horizonte, Rio de Janeiro, Lisbon, Milan, Barcelona, Delft, London and Mexico City.
Conceives and coordinates the “Lina Bo Bardi Project” – a book, documentary and exhibition about the work of the architect.
Awards received by the book:
“Excellence in Graphic Design”, 1993 – Brazilian Association of Printing Technology.
“Best Art Book”, 1993 – São Paulo Association of Art Critics.
“Best Architecture Book”, 1994 – 9th Biennial of Architecture of Ecuador.
International tour of the exhibition: Lisbon, Barcelona, London, Milan, Paris, Vienna, Delft, Bozen, Helsinki, Caracas, Bogotá, Buenos Aires, Montevideo, Santiago, Chicago, Montreal, San Francisco, Mexico City, Macao, Hong Kong, Quito, Berlin, Munich, Copenhagen, Århus and Zurich.
Brazilian tour of the exhibition: São Paulo, Salvador, Fortaleza, Campinas, Ribeirão Preto, Olinda, Natal, Maceió, Florianópolis, Porto Alegre, Uberlândia, Brasília, Belo Horizonte, Vitória, Londrina, Campo Grande, Rio de Janeiro, São José dos Campos, Caxias do Sul and Goiânia.
Becomes executive director responsible for cultural and publishing programming of the Instituto Lina Bo e P. M. Bardi, on the invitation of Professor Bardi.
Curator of the exhibition “Design at an Impasse”, presented at the Milan Triennial, in the Monte Carlo Casino, in the Brazilian Embassy in Rome and later in 2001, in the Pinacoteca of the state of São Paulo and in the Museum of Art of Londrina, Paraná.
Curator of the exhibition “30 Years of MASP”, in the 3rd International Biennial of Architecture of São Paulo, presented later, in 2000, at IIT (Crown Hall), Chicago, and at Columbia University, Nova York.
Receives the award “Art Work of Architecture and Design of Hotels and Restaurants”.
Invited to nominate the Curatorial Council of the 4thInternational Biennial of Architecture of São Paulo.
Curator of the exhibition “P. M. Bardi and Architecture” at the 4th International Biennial of Architecture of São Paulo.
Together with architect Fernando Vasquez organizes the exhibition “Mies van der Rohe”, at the 4th International Biennial of Architecture of São Paulo, presented later in 2000 at the University of Lisbon. Award for “Best Exhibition” - 4thInternational Biennial of Architecture of São Paulo.
Curator, with architect André Vainer, of the exhibition “Cidadela da Liberdade”, in SESC–Fábrica da Pompéia, São Paulo, presented later, in 2001, at the Aam Gallery, Milan.
Designs and implements the monument in homage to Carlos Marighella, on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of his death – São Paulo.
Architectural designs for the exhibitions “Território Expandido I, II e III”, at SESC Pompéia, São Paulo, for the presentation of the Estadão Multicultural Awards.
Conceives and Coordinates the “Centenário P. M. Bardi” – publication of books, exhibitons at MASP, Museu Lasar Segall, Latin America Memorial, and Pinacoteca of the State of São Paulo, and production of a documentary about the live and work of Professor Bardi.
Participates in the exhibition “Brazilian Culture” in the Casa das Rosas, with the work “Study for the Museum of the Unconscious”.
Curator of the exhibition “Amílcar de Castro”, in the Pinacoteca of the state of São Paulo, “Best Art Exhibition”,
2001 – São Paulo Association of Art Critics, presented later, in 2002, at the Santander Cultural Center of Porto Alegre.
Architectural design for the exhibition “Sem Fronteiras” (No Boundaries), for the opening of the Santander Cultural Center, Porto Alegre, RS.
Invited to coordinate the Monument Program of the Ministry of Culture, for the restoration of historic urban sites throughout the country, where he conceives the program of Regional Museums.
Special Retrospective as na invited architect at the V International Biennale of Architecture and Design in São Paulo.
Realizes the project of the “Museum of the City” in the Dom Pedro II Park (São Paulo) with André Vainer and
Honourable Mention in the competition for the “Temblo Beth El” Synagoge in São Paulo, SP.
1st Prize in the International Competition for a Residence in Hanko, Finland.
Publishes the book “Francisco Fanucci Marcelo Ferraz – Brasil Arquitetura Studio” with a retrospective of 26 years of works by the practice.
Teaches as “Ruth and Norman Moore Visiting professor” at the University of Washinton, in Sant Louis, USA.
Special Prize in the Competition for the City Hall of Hortôlandia – SP.
Retrospective of the works by Brasil Arquitetura Studio at the University of Washinton in Sant Louis, USA.
Retrospective of the works by Brasil Arquitetura Studio at the Escola da Cidade in São Paulo.
2nd Prize inthe category “Best Intervention in the Built Patrimony”, organized by the International Center for the Conservation of the Patrimony (CICoP Argentina) and by the Sociedad Central Society of Architects, with the project for the Rodin Museum of Bahia in Salvador.
1st Prize Ex Aequo in the category “Intervention in the Built Patrimony” of the Panamerican Competition BAQ/2006 (International Biennale of Architecture in Quito) for the Rodin Museum of Bahia in Salvador, Bahia.
1st Prize in the category “Built Work (Patrimony)” of the 5th Architecture Biennale of Brasília for the Rodin Museum of Bahia in Salvador, Bahia.
1st Prize Ex Aequo in the category of “Built Works (Commercial and Institutional Building)” for the Primary School in Santo André.
Honourable Mention in the category “Written Works (Published) by the Brazilian Institue of Architects, São Paulo 2006, for the book “Francisco Fanucci Marcelo Ferraz – Brasil Arquitetura Studio”.
Finalist of the International Architecture Competition for Sustainable Housing Living Steel
1st Prize in the invited competition for the new Shalom Synagogue and Community Centre in São Paulo.
Winner of the 7th International Biennale of Architecture of São Paulo with the Rodin Museum of Bahia in Salvador.
Retrospective in Florianópolis (Santa Catarina).
Retrospetive of the projects for the KKKK complex, the Rodin Museum of Bahia, the Bread Museum, and pieces of furniture by Baraúna at the Tokyo Art Museum in Japan.
“Rino Levi” Prize Ex Aequo by the Brazilian Institute of Architects of São Paulo for the Bread Museum.
1st Prize in the category for Social Housing by the Institute of Brazilian Architects of São Paulo for the project Vila Nova Esperança.
Has published dozens of articles in magazines and newspapers (A+U, Architecti, Arquitetura e Urbanismo, Projeto, Folha de São Paulo, O Estado de São Paulo, etc.)Organizes conferences and participates in debates in universities and museums in Brazil and abroad.Conducts research trips to a wide range of countries in Europe, Africa, North America, Asia, South America and the various states of Brazil..
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