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THE ESTUDIO GUTO REQUENA

ESTUDIO GUTO REQUENA AIMS AT THE REFLECTION ON CYBERCULTURE AND DIGITAL POETIC NARRATIVES IN DESIGN. OUR PRACTICE ENCOMPASSES VARIED DESIGN SCALES – OBJECTS, INTERIORS, BUILDING AND CITIES – THROUGH THE DEVELOPMENT AND PROPOSAL OF PRODUCTS, RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL AND EXHIBITION SPACES. THE STUDIO INVESTIGATES THE IMPACT OF NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN THE FIELDS OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION ON OUR DAILY LIVES, AS WELL AS ITS DEPLOYMENTS REGARDING PROJECT. WE VALUE THE INTERROGATION OF QUESTIONS SUCH AS SUSTAINABILITY, IDENTITY, MEMORY, INTERACTION, HYBRID SPACES, FLEXIBILITY, RELATIONSHIPS AND EXPERIENCE.

THE STUDIO IS CREATIVELY HEADED BY ARCHITECT GUTO REQUENA AND DEVELOPS COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS WITH OTHER PRACTICES AND PROFESSIONAL, SUCH AS MAURÍCIO ARRUDA ARQUITETURA E DESIGN, ATELIER MARKO BRAJOVIC, IO DESIGN, ROSENBAUM®, RODRIGO ALMEIDA, TATIANA SAKURAI, AMONG OTHERS.

THE PRACTICE IS PRESENTLY CONSTITUTED BY ASSOCIATE ARCHITECT PAULO DE CAMARGO, ARCHITECT LUCAS CICILIATO AND INTERNS RICARDO OLIVEIRA LIMA, FABIO PUGLIESE AND MARINA GRASSI.

 

 

GUTO REQUENA IS AN ARCHITECT WITH A MASTERS DEGREE ON ARCHITECTURE & URBAN PLANNING FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF SÃO PAULO. HIS STUDIES ADDRESS CYBERCULTURE AND THE IMPACT OF NEW TECHNOLOGIES UPON ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN.

HE WAS A RESEARCHER AT NOMADS.USP – CENTER OF INTERACTIVE LIVING STUDIES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SÃO PAULO (WWW.NOMADS.USP.BR)  – FOR NINE YEARS. IN 2007 HE PRESENTED HIS MASTERS’ DISSERTATION, “HYBRID HABITATION: INTERACTIVITY AND EXPERIENCE IN THE CYBERCULTURE ERA” (HTTP://WWW.GUTOREQUENA.COM.BR/SITE_MESTRADO/INTRO.HTM), WHICH MAPPED THE RESIDENTIAL TRANSFORMATIONS DURING THE PERIOD REFERRED TO AS DIGITAL ERA.

GUTO CREATED ESTUDIO GUTO REQUENA IN 2008 AND HAS EVER SINCE ACTED AS A DESIGN CONSULTANT TO CLIENTS SUCH AS SEBRAR, LG, EDITORA ABRIL, FIAT, GOOGLE, SENAC AND SESC, IN ADDITION TO DEVELOPING RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL PROJECTS, INTERACTIVE INSTALLATIONS AND FURNITURE, FEATURED TO GREAT EFFECT IN THE NATIONAL MEDIA. ITS PROJECTS HAVE GAINED THE ATTENTION OF NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL PRESS AND WON AWARDS SUCH AS “BEST IN ARCHITECTURE” – 2010” FOR NIGHTCLUB HOT HOT, UNDER CATEGORY “BARS & NIGHTCLUBS”.

GUTO TAUGHT DESIGN AT PANAMERICANA – SCHOOL OF ARTS AND DESIGN – AND AT IED – EUROPEAN INSTITUTE OF DESIGN – AT BOTH GRADUATION AND MASTERS LEVEL. BY THE END OF 2010, GUTO HAD LECTURED ON 70 WORKSHOPS ALL OVER THE COUNTRY, AS WELL AS RECEIVED THE “YOUNG ARCHITECT AWARD”, “DESIGN” CATEGORY.

GUTO IS THE VOICE OF CONTEMPORARY BRAZILIAN DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE, FEATURING AS HOST AND SCREENWRITER FOR “NOS TRINQUES”, A DESIGN SHOW AT BRAZILIAN TELEVISION CHANNEL “GNT” (HTTP://GNT.GLOBO.COM/NOSTRINQUES). HE CO-FOUNDED THE CREATIVE COLLECTIVE WHYDESIGN WITH FORMER UNIVERSITY COLLEAGUES MAURÍCIO ARRUDA (WWW.MAURICIOARRUDA.NET) AND TATIANA SAKURAI (WWW.TATIANASAKURAI.COM.BR).

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