cultivarte arches The CULTIVARTE Arches were developed in a three-day workshop by the architect Jaime Peña. The workshop involved fabricating and rigging ten arches. The project was designed by Jaime Peña Studio using Rhinoceros and Grasshopper. The construction was led by the Cultivarte team, Jaime and the workshop participants. First, a bamboo frame was built […]

The TACUARA Pavilion was part of a workshop that included six online sessions and three in-person sessions. This workshop was conducted in collaboration with Professor Mansur Arevalo and Tacuara Diseño en Bambú. Initially, our course featured informative sessions on bamboo construction led by Uraba Ponzone and Camila Duque from Tacuara Diseño en Bambú. Following that, […]

TACUARA DISEÑO EN BAMBÚ and the architect Luis Santiago Montoya Ramírez designed the CANDELA SPA project. My contribution came during in the construction phase, redesigning the project in Grasshopper to improve the workflow on the construction site and providing hands on support to the prefabrication, assembly, and painting of bamboo parts. This project reflects a […]

belas bamboo The BELAS Bamboo was developed in Architectural Association Visiting School São Paulo in 2022. The workshop relied on Augmented Reality (AR) technology to guide manual fabrication actions for developing complex geometries built with bamboo. Bamboo was chosen as the material because it is a local material that grows fast and is a carbon-sequestering […]

casa caiçara The CAIÇARA House are beeing developed at SUBdV Arquitetura e Design. It is about 3 hours from Sao Paulo – Barra do Sahy. The site is in an Atlantic Forest Mountain with limited car access. We are planning to add detached 4 bedrooms on the site and because of the limitations with material […]

sou energy The SOU Energy façade was developed at SUBdV Architecture. The goal was to generate an ornamental and efficient façade. We worked with a sustainability team that gave us the optimal angles for each facade; that way, we could use this data as an input to start our work. My function was to design […]

wood pavillion The WOOD Pavilion was developed at SUBdV Architecture for a wedding in Sao Paulo. Our goal was to set a hexagonal wood lining, which should be fixed in a metal existing structure of 10m in length by 7m wights, and 8m high. For form-finding, a flat hexagon grid was drawn and applied to […]

organic benches The ORGANIC Benches were developed at SUBdV Arquitetura e Design for an event in Sao Paulo. The layout was designed by the architect Nathalie Bacellar, who left an area of ​​60 square meters for the benches. The pieces were developed in Grasshopper, from conception to execution. The advantage of doing the project in […]

bamboo sphere The BAMBOO Sphere was conducted with the architect Henrique Lattes Borçato as a trial study for the Architectural Association Visiting School in 2020. We recreated a sphere designed by the artist, Alison Grace Martin, in the AA Visiting School 2019 workshop. To build the sphere, we divided it into two identical domes. The […]

mona counter The MONA Counter was designed at SUBdV Architecture to match other existing fiberglass furniture built in 2016 by Jeff Chicarelli. This project aimed to restore an existing MDF counter, keeping it as the structure and creating a fiberglass skin to fit onto it. To achieve the organic shape, we fabricated styrofoam molds over […]