THE DESIGNER

Paulo Mendes da Rocha

Architect, designerPaulo Mendes da Rocha is an international reference of the Brazilian architecture. Influenced at his beginning by his elders Oscar Niemeyer, Affonso Eduardo Reidy and the «brutalist» João Vilanova Artigas, he is part of those who knew, in their practice, to create an international style while keeping well anchored the Brazilian spirit. His work is assimilated to the «São Paulo’s brutalist architecture school», a movement of creators focused on forms, simple materials and on a certain ethic. A brutalism which refers to the rough concrete. He creates works at the same time sincere and daring, imaginative and unexpected and always leaves an important place to the social dimension in his art. The architect is a Man who carries a sincere interest in humankind, who has the role to create the most adequate and viable habitat possible. In that sense, Paulo Mendes da Rocha is a modernist; nothing distracts him from his vision for a better future. In 2006, Paulo Mendes da Rocha is awarded for his all carrier by the Pritzker Prize of Architecture.

Products

  • NEW!
    WISHLIST
    Paulo Mendes da Rocha

    Paulistano chair frame with cover canvas natural

    Designed by Pritzker Prize recipient Paulo Mendes da Rocha, this iconic lounge chair is timeless, comfortable and chic.

The Art Shop of Zoumboulakis Galleries at 6 Kriezotou str. will remain closed from August 5 to 22. All eshop orders will be processed by the gallery from 23/08. Thank you Dismiss

By continuing on this website you accept the use of cookies on your device as described in the Privacy Policy.