Firm DescriptionFROM THE ARCHITECTS:
Studio MK27, located in the chaotic city of São Paulo, was founded in the early 80's by architect Marcio Kogan and today is comprised of 21 architects as well as several collaborators worldwide. The architects of teh team, great admirers of the Brazilian Modernism generation, seek to fulfill the difficult task of rethinking and giving continuity to this iconic architectural movement. The projects of Studio MK27 are valued for their formal simplicity, always working with special attention to detail and finishing.
Kogan is an honorary member of the AIA, professor at Escola da Cidade, guest professor at the Politecnico di Milano, consdiered by Epoca magazine as one of the 100 most influential persons in Brazil, and is part of "The Wallpaper* 150 Famous for 15 Years." He leads a team of architects who, for the most part, have been working with him for over a decade. Since 2001, when he started a co-creation and cooperative work system at the office, Studio MK27 has won more than 200 national and international awards, such as: IAB (Institute of Brazilian Architects), Sao Paulo Architecture Biennale, WAF, Architectural Review, Dedalo Minosse, LEAF, D&AD, Spark, Barbara Cappochin, Iconic, AZ, Iberoamerican Biennale, Buenos Aires Architecture Biennale and Wallpaper Design Award.