Archivo de la categoría: Oscar Niemeyer

In Brazil, Politics, Protests, And Uncertain Urban Futures


Protesters atop Oscar Niemeyer’s Congresso Nacional. Image source. On Monday night, more than 100,000 people hit the streets of  São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Porto Alegre, Belem, and other Brazilian cities, in some of the biggest protests to have ever occurred in the country. Brazilians of all walks of life peacefully marched through streets with slogans …Continue Reading
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In Brazil, Politics, Protests, And Uncertain Urban Futures


Protesters atop Oscar Niemeyer’s Congresso Nacional. Image source. On Monday night, more than 100,000 people hit the streets of  São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Porto Alegre, Belem, and other Brazilian cities, in some of the biggest protests to have ever occurred in the country. Brazilians of all walks of life peacefully marched through streets with slogans …Continue Reading
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The Elegant And Strange Houses Architects Build For Themselves


Charles and Ray Eames’s Case Study House 8 in Los Angeles Architects tend to be masters of elegance in design, especially in the realm of the home. But when it comes to their own abodes, they tend to take a few more licenses. These houses often serve as testing grounds for the architect’s most adventurous ideas, …Continue Reading
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Daft Punkitecture Around The World


Photo: Mathieu César via crfashionbook.com Daft Punk recently released this slick and stylish photo shoot set in a famous LA modernist house, though we here at Architizer think there’s more here than meets the eye. The French DJ duo—whose new album, “Random Access Memories,” drops today—snapped these images of themselves at the Sheats Goldstein Residence, designed by American …Continue Reading
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Friday Fun: Dogs Who Look Like Starchitects

If you’re anything like, um, everyone else who uses the Internet, you spend a good chunk of your time online looking at animal photos. But while the World Wide Web abounds with images of writers and their dogs, or celebrities and their cats, or Salvador Dali and his lobsters, there are dismayingly few—if any—Architecture + Sigue leyendo

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7 Buildings Inspired By A Galaxy Far, Far Away

This house “may not look like much, kid, but she’s got it where it counts.” (No, we love this house.) Full disclosure: We’ll take about any excuse to talk about Star Wars. But this time we’ve got a legitimate reason: May 4 is international Star Wars Day! This Saturday, let your geek flag fly high, Sigue leyendo

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Architecture Rendered Minimally: Illustrator Turns Iconic Buildings Into Minimalist Posters

Yeah, we thought minimalist posters were done, too. Still, though they’re a little late to the game, these prints by Portuguese artist and illustrator André Chiote are intriguing in their own right. Chiote’s work delivers everything we’ve come to expect (and smugly sneer at) from the design meme: simple geometric lines and bold colors that consume the Sigue leyendo

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Sou Fujimoto To Design Serpentine Pavilion!

Sou Fujimoto has been commissioned to design the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion in London this year! The Tokyo-based architect has proposed a semi-transparent, deceptively delicate-looking structure made with criss-crossed steel bars. The latticework will allow visitors to enjoy and engage with Kensington Gardens’ gorgeous greenery, and stepped terraces will provide seating for eating, drinking, and socializing. Sigue leyendo

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