Márcio Kogan got into architecture because he was constantly looking to explain why things are like this. Thus his will comes from philosophical matter.
An event was particularly important for him :"My father was an engineer/architect. One day he brought me to see the modernist building that he was building in São Paulo. A few days later, he left us, my mother and I, leaving us alone with that marking memory which oriented my life. The important thing in architecture is that it should convey emotions, and memories. the rest...
Learning architecture at the Mackenzie university of São Paulo, made him think evenmore of the reasons for architecture to exist. The process to understand architecture even took him 15 years. "I barely understand it today" he says. His projects reflect this typical brasilian style, and Oscar Niemeyer or Burle Marx, Lina Bo Bardi, Paulo Mendes da Rocha rank among his idols.
His website is particularly well made and we can measure the scope of his talent.
To learn more : www.marciokogan.com.br