South America Business Awards 2020

10 | South America Business Awards 2020 Nov20613 Architecture is an incredibly creative form of art and expression, with designs and structural choices often coming from a place of inspiration within an architect’s mind. To be able to see how a building comes together, let alone design it with urban living in mind, is a wonderful gift. Brazilian studio Fernanda Marques Arquitetos Associados is a studio that houses those with this gift, and it has achieved great things since it was founded. Discover more about this fantastically creative architecture and urban design studio as we profile the work it does and the success it has achieved. Most Creative Architecture & Urban Design Studio - Brazil he work of Fernanda Marques Arquitetos as a Brazilian-based architecture studio has long been based on the same conceptual thread of knowledge and understanding that characterized the academic and formative training years of the owner and founder, Fernanda Marques herself. Using her training, Fernanda has built a studio that focuses on the integrated exercise of the various disciplines encompassed within an architectural project, such as product design, interior design, and construction. Armed with this extensive training and wealth of disciplines, all of the works carried out by Fernanda Marques Arquitetos are designed to communicate Fernanda’s style; one that is clean and contemporary, and brings the customers the best of the world’s art and design. Occupying the leadership position in its segment, this integrated operation remains the same, virtually, since the early days and can certainly be considered as one of the key points of the studio’s success since its inception. In serving clients, there are multiple different levels that Fernanda Marques Arquitetos operates at. Whether it be serving private clients that are interested in having their houses built or internally designed by Fernanda, or large companies that want mass production of furniture or decorative objects, the studio delivers success to every client. As a common trait, Fernanda’s sophisticated style and her contemporaneity are two aspects usually pointed out by everyone as fundamental to their choice. However, it is not just the lure of working with Fernanda that drives customers’ choices. Interactivity at all levels, as well as respect for the individual inclinations of client, is imperative for the staff that Fernanda works with. In line with her operating philosophy, staff must also bring a multidisciplinary background and a lively interest in contemporary design and architecture. Of course, it goes without saying that there also needs to be an outstanding ability to work collaboratively as part of a team. Architecture and design projects often involve many professionals working at the same time, and being able to seamlessly find a place in that team and deliver exceptional service is highly valued at Fernanda Marques Arquitetos. Despite the wealth of talent and skills that the studio has in abundance, there have also been challenges to face over the last twelve months. The arrival of COVID-19 has meant that the studio had to learn how to adapt to the new circumstances it has since imposed, and that involved getting used to new technology whilst enabling the team to adapt their home offices to be able to work remotely in the best possible conditions. Dealing with this challenge has enabled the studio to continue to grow tremendously, even in such difficult working conditions. At this present moment in time, the design projects that Fernanda Marques Arquitetos has undertaken have begun to gain consistency and autonomy. Today, the studio is prepared to take action in its work in a more effective way, and there are future plans to make the most of this. For instance, the studio and Fernanda herself already has several launched of furniture and lamps planned, as well as other initiatives that are linked to more sustainable action in the area. Ultimately, Fernanda Marques Arquitetos is exactly what an architecture and design studio should be, and it deserves every success that it has achieved. Company: Fernanda Marques Associated Architects Contact: Fernanda Marques Website: T