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AMVC Arquitectos: Achieving Sustainability in the Brazilian Development Market


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AMVC Arquitectos: Achieving Sustainability in the Brazilian Development Market: Interview with: Vitor Santos Cruz, Partner, AMVC Arquitectos, a solution provider company at the upcoming marcus evans Brazilian Infrastructure & Property Development Summit 2012, on the future of the Brazilian development market.

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AMVC Arquitectos: Achieving Sustainability in the Brazilian Development Market

  1. 1. Achieving Sustainability in the Brazilian Development Market economy is growing. It is hosting the information or to articulate it to the 2014 Soccer World Cup and the 2016 specifics of each place and according Olympics, which are boosting the to the clients’ demands. local construction market. The good news is that its success goes beyond A structure designed for Dubai cannot these events. be replicated in Brazil. This common language must be adapted. It is Brazil has a population of almost 200 important to know where you are million people. It is an attractive going to intervene, the goal of the investment and tourism destination, intervention and its relation to the and has many natural resources. local area. This is key. Projects whereInterview with: Vitor Santos Cruz, the context is not thought out wellPartner, AMVC Arquitectos Brazil has a lot to offer. That potential beforehand have not proven to be has been there for a long time. It has sustainable or successful.Brazil is on the growth superhighway, a large margin of growth before itwith the 2014 Soccer World Cup and reaches a bubble or limit, so wethe 2016 Olympics driving its real expect that growth to be development market to recordhighs. While some are questioning What initiatives would attract morewhether the level of growth is interest? How can the propertysustainable, Vitor Santos Cruz, Partnerat AMVC Arquitectos believes it is. market facilitate further growth? Brazil has a lot to“That potential has been there for along time. Brazil has a large margin of The level of income and quality of life is improving, so the quality of public offer. That poten-growth before it reaches a bubble,” services must improve as well. This tial has been thereCruz says. includes hospitals, highways and the relation of construction projects to for a long time. ItAhead of the marcus evans nature. Biodiversity is one of Brazil’sBrazilian Infrastructure & Property biggest potentials. They must pay has a large marginDevelopment Summit 2012, in Bahia,Brazil, 21 - 22 May, Cruz gives the more attention to how projects fit into their surroundings. In Europe, of growth before itarchitectural perspective of the people take special care to consider a building’s relation to nature. If we reaches a bubbleBrazilian infrastructure and propertydevelopment market and sustainable want a sustainable world, integrating or limit, so we ex-developments. construction elements to the local area is important. pect that growthThe Brazilian infrastructure andproperty development market is What are people demanding of to be sustainable.experiencing a boom at the moment. architecture today?Do you believe it is sustainablegrowth? You could say that there is a universal language of what people want, and itBrazil is in a very good place. The is the architect’s role to pass on that
  2. 2. About the Brazilian Infrastructure & Property Development Summit marcus evans Summits deliver 2012 peer-to-peer information on strategic matters, professional trends and This unique forum will take place at the Tivoli Ecoresort, Praia do Forte, Bahia, Brazil, breakthrough innovations. 21 - 22 May 2012. Offering much more than any conference, exhibition or trade show, this exclusive meeting will bring together esteemed industry thought leaders and solution providers in a highly focused and interactive networking environment. The Summit includes presentations and interactive discussions on pinpointing opportunities in Brazil’s developing hotel market, sustainable development in the residential and commercial property sectors and assessing the impact of the global and domestic economy on Brazil’s urban development market. Please note that the Summit is a closed business event and the number of participants strictly limited. Contact Sarin Kouyoumdjian-Gurunlian, Press Manager, marcus evans, Summits Division Tel: + 357 22 849 313 Email: For more information please send an email to All rights reserved. The above content may be republished or reproduced. Kindly inform us by sending an email to press@marcusevanscy.comAbout AMVC Arquitectos AssociadosAMVC Arquitectos Associados has been operating since July 2001. The scope of our projects covers different fields of architecture, such ascollective and individual housing, equipment, services, interiors, public space, urban planning, environment and landscaping. We have aparticular interest in the area of recovery and preservation of architectural heritage.www.amvcarquitectos.ptAbout marcus evans Summitsmarcus evans Summits are high level business forums for the world’s leading decision-makers to meet, learn and discuss strategies andsolutions. Held at exclusive locations around the world, these events provide attendees with a unique opportunity to individually tailor theirschedules of keynote presentations, think tanks, seminars and one-on-one business meetings.For more information, please visit: www.marcusevans.comUpcoming EventsAsian Infrastructure & Property Development Summit - www.aipdsummit.comEuropean Facility Management Summit - www.facilitymanagementsummit.comInfrastructure & Property Development MEA Summit - www.ipdsummit.comLatin American Infrastructure & Property Development Summit -