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About Danilo Sampaio

Architect & Urban Designer
Brazilian / Portuguese

Danilo Sampaio

Graduated in 2009 as “Architect and Urban Designer” after completing a 5-year course from UFRJ (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro). In late 2002, received a professional title called “Buildings Technician”, from a state trade school in Rio de Janeiro, when his work experience began. He is certified in "International Business Administration" from MIM (Manhattan Institute of Management) and is currently taking a Master of Architecture course in "Graduate Architectural Design - GAD" at The Bartlett School of Architecture, which started in September 2014. His focus is the architectural design, although he has more than ten years of experience divided in different areas of the architectural practice.

Projects By Danilo Sampaio

Posts By Danilo Sampaio

Making Hortum Machina B

April 19, 2016 |

This post shares the narrative behind the development of the reEarth project as an agenda, technical investigation, art project, and speculative architectural proposal. First to give you a summary of the processes here’s the making of film.

Largely architecture is understood … Read More

When Architecture goes Beyond

July 14, 2015 |

It has long been recognized that architects work to fulfil functional and aesthetic requirements in the production of space, as stated by Vitruvius in his “Ten Books on Architecture”. In so doing, it is widely accepted that architecture exists as a … Read More

The Geodesic Sphere as an Exoskeleton of Life

May 4, 2015 |

‘The Geodesic Sphere as an Exoskeleton of Life’ is a hybrid of academic research and physical fabrication, embedded by technologies that promote controlled-dynamic behaviours in both micro and macro scales structures. The idea of Earth as the entire overarching vessel … Read More

The Captaincy of the ”Dymaxegrity” – “Bucky” Fuller

April 12, 2015 | | One Comment

The geodesic sphere, originally invented by engineers of Carl Zeiss in 1928, and reinvented and popularized 20 years later by R. Buckminster Fuller, with all the connotations and associations that it carries of a “model of the Earth”, is what … Read More