The end of the year is the time for you to give the people you love. Whether it’s Christmas dinner, a reunion or a secret friend’s party! However, we know some people or preferably some professionals acquire some more specific tastes for gifts and, in any case, focused on their area. So what would be the gifts for cool architects and architects?
In order not to have an error in the answer to this question, we list below some quite varied possibilities of gifts for students or professionals of architecture. If you had any questions about the gift for that friend, boyfriend, cousin or crush architect you will not have any more. Oh, it’s worth giving yourself too!
GIFTS FOR ARCHITECTS AND ARCHITECTS – UP TO R $ 99,00
Here you find gifts for architects at more affordable prices. There is everything a bit like a tripod for cell phones, books, T-shirts, decoration. There is no excuse for your architect to be without a gift at Christmas
1 – Architecture Posters Illustrated by Andre Chiote
The particular aspect of this publication is the intensity of these iconic images! Capable of representing not only a building or work, but a symbol in itself, through simple and basic representations. The represented buildings are exposed in such a substantial way that they are recognized instantly despite the linear subtlety by which they are exposed.
Where to buy: Andre Chiote Illustrations
Price: Between R $ 70,00 and R $ 105,00 + international freight
2 – Mobile Tripod
Cellphones are increasingly taking on the role of other devices in people’s lives. Who used to take ordinary photos with a digital camera, now uses his smartphone, which in addition to smaller already allows to share the images quickly on the network. To ensure that your photos are stable, especially in low-light situations, we suggest using a mobile phone tripod, which is not only a very useful device, it is not expensive and can be taken on your trips.
Where to buy: Mercado Livre
Price: From R $ 29,00
3 – Paper Weight
Let this device lighten the weight of so many decisions to be made in your life. Pondering all the pros and cons of our decisions can be tiresome and in reality we will never know all the pros and cons of each situation, so why not leave this task to someone else? Turn this weight of aluminum foil to get a response to the most varied issues that may arise in your day to day.
Where to buy: Uncommon Goods
Price: R $ 70,00
4- Castle of letters of Charles and Ray Eames
Castle of Cards designed by Charles and Ray Eames in the 1950s: perfect for deck and design enthusiasts.
Where to buy: Amazon
Price: R $ 95,00
5 – Practical Architecture Manual for Clinics to Laboratories
For students and professionals who want to find out more about projects related to the medical field. The book is authored by Ronald Góes, editor of Blucher.
Where to buy: 44 Shop
Price: R $ 112,00
6 – T-Shirts Architecture
T-shirts in various prints aimed at the public who loves their profession, whether still a student or already an area professional. The T-shirts are made of cotton fabric and have exclusive prints of great finish with messages like “Architecture” (stylized), “I Love Architecture”, “IDEIA Arquitetura” and a satire with the great master Le Corbusier with the stamp “Le Zombisier” .
Where to buy: 44 Shop
Price: from R $ 53,00 to R $ 81,00
7 – Concrete decoration articles ***
It is no news that architects have a long love affair with concrete. Therefore, this type of material should not be restricted to projects, when it can also be used to decorate the house! Ensure a sober atmosphere and reduced palette of materials for your home with these pots, fixtures and concrete furniture.
Where to buy: Oficina Bloco
Price: between R $ 40,00 and R $ 100,00
8 – The Citadel of Lina Bo Bardi (children’s book)
The Cidadela is the first volume of the Skyscraper Collection, which tells children, in book, audiobook and application. The book tells the story of some of the major works of Brazilian architecture, in this case, the emblematic Sesc Pompeia in São Paulo.
Where to buy: Editora C4
Price: R $ 20,00
9 – Fantastic Cities Coloring Book
Canadian artist and illustrator Steve McDonald has launched the “Fantastic Cities” coloring book this year with illustrations from 60 cities around the world. From Paris to New York, through London, Tokyo and Istanbul, McDonald’s drawings will make any architect and urban planner go back to childhood.
Where to buy: Amazon
Price: R $ 42,00
GIFTS FOR ARCHITECTS AND ARCHITECTS – FROM $ 100.00 AR $ 299.00
In the list below are the gifts for architects and architects and average prices. They are very cool items, like LEGO, chairs and armchairs, photographs, etc.
1 – Moleskine MK27
A ten-day diary punctuated by meetings, lunches and visits where the designs of one of the most prominent offices take shape. Sketches, drawings and diagrams tell life stories inside buildings. Through a universal language that recognizes its debt to cinema, the Studio MK27, led by Marcio Kogan, composes and exposes his work in a poetic way, giving us to know the work of one of the most important names of contemporary Brazilian architecture.
Where to buy: Livraria Cultura
Price: R $ 164,90
2 – LEGO® Architecture
An interesting reconstruction of the city of Venice in Italy through the most famous riding game in the world.
Where to buy: The Bricks Imports
Price: between $ 199 and $ 289.00
3 – Admission fee MASP Friend
Be a MASP friend: support the museum’s essential projects and have exclusive benefits, such as free entry and no queues, cultural programming meetings, discounts at MASP Escola, Loja, Restaurante and OSESP MASP series, among others.
Where to buy: MASP
Price: R $ 160,00
4 – PROMOB + CERTE CUT course
Ideal course for those who wish to join the modular and non-modular furniture design area. The PROMOB + CUT RIGHT teaches basic to advanced to work with these two main programs for architects, carpenters and interior designers, developed to meet the market needs to create furniture designs. The courses are online or in DVD format, with certificate and the student can watch where and how often to need to class.
Where to buy: 44 Shop
Price: R $ 198,00
5 – High-quality photos “Architectural”
Composed of six series, the first edition of ARCHITECTONICS presents different facets of how the looks of some renowned Brazilian photographers materialize when deviated from the traditional representation of buildings, but deeply contaminated by the imagery power of what one sees, taking into account all his architectural language. The result is a set of world views embedded in geometric reasoning, symmetry, breaks, rhythms, pauses, planes, layers, and vanishing points.
Where to buy: Architectonics
Price: from R $ 220,00
6 – Miniature chairs and armchairs
Purchasing a Barcelona chair or some original Eames armchair may not be for any pocket, unfortunately, but for the luck of design lovers, miniatures of these masterpieces are much more affordable than their full-scale versions. Start now your collection of iconic 20th century furniture!
Where to Buy: Tok & Stok
Price: R $ 138,00
7 – Cork Globe
Pin pins on places you’ve visited or plan to visit. Choose between the large cork globe (25cm in diameter) or small (14cm in diameter) and mark the cities and countries you have already met.
Where to buy: Suck UK
Cost: R $ 195,00
GIFTS FOR ARCHITECTS (AS) – BETWEEN $ 300.00 ER $ 499.00
If you want to invest a little more, the list below is present for architects like enhancement courses, film box or camera grips.
1 – Design items for plants, by Selvvva
Plants have the ability to make a space or environment more cozy and human, bringing literally life to places. Nothing better than treating these “tenants” with due respect and care, granting them the support they need to grow and flourish. If these supports have aesthetic value, even better! To ensure this, choose from the different vases and plant supports created by Selvvva studio, by the architects Denise Yui, Julia Rettmann and Marina Smit.
Where to buy: Selvvva
Price: from R $ 35,00 to R $ 450,00
2 – MOLA structural kit
The initial idea of Mola came during the postgraduate course in architecture, when Marcio Sequeira de Oliveira, who conceived the project, realized how abstract the approach to structure disciplines was. The Kit consists of an interactive model that simulates the behavior of real structures. This is an experimental way of studying and teaching the behavior of architectural structures. With Mola, you can assemble, visualize and feel the structures with your own hands.
Where to buy: Mola
Price: R $ 430,00 to R $ 2150,00
3- Shelf “Fire Escape”
Display your books, vases, and other objects on this inventive and playful shelf that recreates a miniature fire escape ladder typical of New York buildings.
Where to buy: Uncommon Goods
Price: R $ 380,00
4 – Living Architectures (movie box)
Living Architectures is a series of films by Ila Bêka and Louise Lemoine that seeks to develop a way of seeing the architecture that turns against the common tendency to idealize the representation of our architectural patrimony. The filmmakers question the fascination with the image, turning their attention to the people who actually inhabit these spaces.
Where to buy: Living Architectures
Price: R $ 395,00
5 – FG Edition Camera Handles
FG Edition is a line of photography accessories designed by the Portuguese photographer Fernando Guerra. Developed by SUL, the camera straps have simple design and flawless finish. Handcrafted by artisans in a small village near Lisbon, the handles are produced in limited editions and are a great gift for those who do not leave unattended from their cameras.
Where to buy: FG Editions
Price: R $ 330,00
6 – Architecture Training Package PREMIUM TURBO
The most cost-effective course package for all those who wish to improve in the competitive labor market in Architecture and Urbanism. There are five basic courses, from basic to advanced, with certificate, from AutoCAD, SketchUp, LUMION 3D, V-RAY and FULL REVIT COURSE. Do not miss the Christmas promotion, with a 25% discount on the course package. If you choose the DVD version, the freight is free to anywhere in Brazil.
Where to buy: 44 Shop
Price: FROM R $ 599,00 FOR ONLY R $ 449,25
GIFTS FOR ARCHITECTS – ABOVE $ 500.00
For those with no problem in investing a heavy loved one, below the ratio of gifts to architects and architects in this price range.
1 – FABER-CASTELL limited edition case with 350 items.
Classic. This is the best word to describe this Faber-Castell collection that contains 120 watercolors, 60 colored crayons, 60 crayons, 60 artistic pens and more. If you intend to give someone who takes serious drawing and painting and has no budget limit, this is an excellent option.
Where to buy: Americanas
Price: R $ 12,765.00
2 – LIX 3D PEN
3D impressions are no longer a thing of the future and become increasingly part of the daily lives of designers and architects. So much so that today we can walk with a portable 3D printer in our pocket. Whether you’re dealing with this technology on a daily basis or simply a fan of 3D prints, LIX 3D PEN is the gift for you.
Where to buy: Lixpen
Cost: R $ 550,00
3 – Drone DJI Phantom 2 compatible with GoPro Hero 4
Like 3D impressions, drones are increasingly present in the day-to-day lives of architects, photographers and filmmakers. For those interested in making beautiful aerial images of buildings, sets and cities, or just have the feeling of riding a flying machine, the DJI Phantom 2 Drone is the ideal gift, since it is compatible with GoPro Hero camera 4.
Where to buy : Submarine
Cost: R $ 6,800.00
4 – Drone Star Wars
A simpler and more economical version, but certainly more fun than the previous one, is the thematic Drone of the ship Millenium Falcon, of the saga Star Wars. For lovers and enthusiasts of the George Lucas film series, this is a most appropriate gift.
Where to buy: Submarine
Cost: R $ 1.100,00
5 – 3D Printer Makerbot Replicator Mini
For those who take 3D printing seriously, the Mini Replicator Makerbot is the ideal gift. Make your models into multi-colored thumbnails made from filament printing.
Where to buy: Makerbot
Cost: R $ 5.225,00
6 – BauBax – “The best travel jacket in the world”
Integrated into this travel jacket we can find 15 features that make life easier for those who are always traveling: neck pillow, sleeping mask, gloves, pocket for drinks, pockets for electronic devices etc. There are four male and female models available.
Where to buy: BauBax
Cost: R $ 570,00
7 – Samsung Virtual Reality Glasses
With this glasses you can turn your Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge handset into a virtual reality device that offers a 360 ° immersive experience in games and videos.
Where to buy: Amazon
Cost: R $ 1,170.00
8 – GoPro Hero 4
The camera that revolutionized the videography market, providing high-definition recording situations that with a normal camera would be very difficult or even impossible, presents its new version. Among its features are recording videos in 4K, wifi and bluetooth, and shooting at 120 fps, for slow motion recording.
Where to buy: Submarino
Cost: R $ 2,200.00