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Carmo Coffees
by Gustavo Penna Architect & Associates

Carmo Coffees by Gustavo Penna Architect & Associates
Leonardo Finotti

Gustavo Penna Architect & Associates has created a warehouse in Brazil for a producer of one of the country's most notable exports.


The project is located in a strategic area, by the side of the BR-381 highway in the south of Minas Gerais state, renowned for its coffee production. It was designed to reflect the client's work philosophy of respect and care taken at every step of the production chain, extending into territories exported to from the warehouse.

The horizontal shape shows clarity and strength in a single form, while atop the building is concave, translucent and hollow. The structure is open at the top to allow the sun to stream in at all times of day.


This project has been longlisted in the business building category of Dezeen Awards 2022.

Architect: Gustavo Penna Architect & Associates

Project: Carmo Coffees

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