Product ID: 01736
After publishing in 2008 its highly successful "Isay Weinfeld", a compilation of Weinfeld s residential projects, BEI Editora launched a new volume, this time on his commercial projects, on March 23rd. Among the seventeen projects chosen for this edition, several works like the branches of the Livraria da Vila book store, the Hotel Fasano and the Forneria San Paolo restaurant, as well as stores of important brand names like Forum, Clube Chocolate and Havaianas, all located along the trendy Oscar Freire Street in São Paulo are worth highlighting. All of the works are accompanied by texts that describe and comment on the works, as well as photographs and designs that help understand Isay Weinfeld s creative process and vision in regards to architecture in today s world. Bilingual (Portuguese and English), with texts by U.S. journalist, architect and The New York Times collaborator Raul A. Barreneche, Isay Weinfeld Commercial Projects will be an important reference for everyone interested in the work of one of the most creative representatives of contemporary Brazilian architecture.
About Isay Weinfeld
Isay Weinfeld is today one of Brazil’s most exciting contemporary architects. He is responsible for the elegantly minimalistic designs of several boutiques, restaurants, hotels and homes throughout São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, including the luxurious Hotel Fasano. His furniture is characterized by clean, angular lines and echoes the forms of 1950’s Brazilian design.
Isay Weinfeld was born in São Paulo in 1952. He graduated in 1975 from the School of Architecture at Mackenzie University. He was a professor of Theory of Architecture at the same school and of Kinetic Expression at the School of Communications of the Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado. In 2002, The work of Weinfeld and that of fellow architect Marcio Kogan was selected to be exhibited at the 25th International Biennale of São Paulo. Both architects have participated in several exhibitions that addressed urban issues associated with São Paulo. In 2004, Isay was assigned the Architectural Project for the 26th International Biennale of São Paulo.