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Rio de Janeiro selected to host UIA 2020 World Congress of Architects

Rio de Janeiro has been selected to host World Congress of Architects UIA 2020, one of the world’s most important architecture forums. The news was announced yesterday by one of the UIA’s former presidents and current Secretary of the Session,… Sigue leyendo

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Case Study: The Unspoken Rules of Favela Construction

“Building a house takes time and money,“ said Marcio, a local resident of Complexo do Alemão, one of Rio de Janeiro’s numerous favelas…, as he showed me around his house. This is why a house is often built over several generations: Sigue leyendo

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Cidade das Artes en Rio | Christian de Portzamparc

La “Cidade das Artes”, una nueva instalación de arte público que constituye el punto central de un distrito en desarrollo de Río de Janeiro, Brasil. Diseñado por el arquitecto francés Christian de Portzamparc, el proyecto sirve como un símbolo cívico muy necesario para la región, proporcionando a rio y sus visitantes con un hito cultural identificable. […] Sigue leyendo

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House Varanda / Carla Juaçaba

Architects: Carla Juaçaba
Location: Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
Area: 140 sqm
Year: 2007
Photographs: Fran Parente

Trainees: Joana Ramalhete, Nina Lucena
Ingeneer: Pirajá
Metalic Structure: D´angeli serviços de engenharia Projeto de instalações: Simon Merheb
Installations: Simon Merheb…
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A Kickstarter Campaign to Paint Entire Favela in Rio de Janeiro

Dutch duo Haas and Hahn gained fame in 2005 for painting a few houses of Rio Janeiro’s favelas in a palate of bright hues. Now they’re back again, this time with a Kickstarter Campaign to raise the funds to paint… Sigue leyendo

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Video: Rio de Janeiro timelapse

Rio de Janeiro has become one of the most popular destinations right now, hosting some games of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Olympics. Joe Capra shared with us this timelapse video he made on the Brazilian city.… Sigue leyendo

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Rio de Inverso: CityVision Competition Entry / Buro AD + Spectacle

Designed by Buro AD and SPECTACLE… for this year’s CityVision Competition, their Rio de Inverso proposal critically addresses the historically cyclical attempts by urban planners to impose order post ex-facto on Rio de Janeiro’s informally created, complex and spatially rich Sigue leyendo

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2013 Rio de Janeiro Cityvision Competition Winners Announced

CityVision just announced the winners of the Rio de Janeiro Competition, their fifth international ideas competition which was launched earlier this year with the purpose of providing a vision on Rio de Janeiro’s future. Upon receiving 68 proposals from all five continents, this year’s jury… Sigue leyendo

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