about us

Headquartered in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, DEF has a team of architects and urban planners with complementary expertise. The company culture promotes constant generation and sharing of knowledge between partners, employees and the architecture and urbanism centers.


DEF has participated and associated its brand with several successful developments in Brazil and a few overseas. In addition to having in its portfolio over 190 million square meters of urbanized area, DEF’s brand represents credibility, efficiency and consistency to the market.

As a result, DEF has in its national and international portfolio, customers of the largest players in the real estate industry, with continued expansion of business opportunities for the development of complex and large-scale projects.

DEF is known for forming productive and long-term partnerships with clients, through an approach driven by creativity, market intelligence, technical innovation and strategic vision at all stages of project development, and  aims to add value to the asset in study.

The focus in urban projects is on the creation and development of sustainable neighborhoods. The architecture practice involves all segments of the real estate market, including hotel, tourist and large urban equipment projects. 

conceptual approach









The Good City must express the interweaving of the natural environment, with the rural  and urban environment, to bring together the productive sectors mediated by all the representative actors of society, 1st, 2nd and 3rd sectors.

The design of a street, block, neighborhood or even a city must combine vitality, diversity, mobility, access, adequacy, efficiency, control and meaning.

The commercial and services sector, the organization of institutions that allow the management and control of the urban environment are invariably, but not exclusively, the three focal points.

The cities are mainly residential spaces, the spaces of exchange justify the collective conviviality.

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