Mocho, the simplicity and elegance of Sergio Rodrigues stool

Sergio Rodrigues (1927-2014), designer and architect from Rio de Janeiro, opened Oca, both a gallery and a store, in 1955, at the heart of Ipanema. Rio de Janeiro in the 1950s was already a great metropolis, the brain and the heart of Brazil. Few things are as Brazilian as the oca, from the Tupi word ‘oká,’ and the Guarani word ‘Oca,’ which is an indigenous house made entirely of natural materials.


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Mina Klabin Warchavchik, a pioneer in modern Brazilian landscaping

Mina Klabin Warchavchik, a pioneer in modern Brazilian landscaping, used tropical plants to found a new sensitivity to native vegetation, contribute to the resolutions of the Brazilian Modern Movement and launched a garden proposal that valued Brazilian Modern Architecture, leveraged by her husband, Gregori Warchavchik.

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