Vilanova Artigas

João Batista Vilanova Artigas was a renowned Brazilian architect and a key figure in the Paulista School, known for promoting a unique modern architectural style in Brazil. Born on June 23, 1915, and passing away on January 12, 1985, Artigas’s designs were marked by bold structural forms, innovative use of concrete, and a strong emphasis on social values and communal aspects. An influential educator, he also shaped architectural education in Brazil through his collaborative teaching methods, leaving a lasting legacy in both architectural practice and pedagogy.

“I don’t build walls; I build horizons.” – Vilanova Artigas