by Isay Weinfeld
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.