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By Kendall Clark, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Long regarded as one of the best jazz clubs in Rio, The Maze, perched on a plot of land in the Tavares Bastos favela community, boasts unmatched views of the...
By Sarah Brown, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Reports on building issues during the World Cup and speculation of delayed preparation for the 2016 Olympics has made infrastructure a focal topic in current Brazilian news. With such high-profile...
By Kate Rintoul, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — "Canteiro" presents the plans and the stunning architectural model of an arts pavilion that Architecture and Urbanism students at Rio’s Pontifical Catholic University (PUC-Rio) designed for a two day exhibition...
By George Utley, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Since opening in 1952, the Conjunto Prefeito Mendes de Moraes, more commonly known as Pedregulho (The Boulder) has become one of the World's most recognized tower blocks. It is located...
By Mary Bolling Blackiston and Jay Forte, Contributing Reporters RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Tucked high in Santa Teresa is a colonial estate renovated and under continued metamorphosis into the modern and chic Rio180º Boutique Hotel. French owner Jean-Christophe...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Laranjeiras is more than just home to several government buildings, such as the Palácio Guanabara, seat of Rio's state government. It is a upper middle-class, calm residential neighborhood in Zona...
By Stephanie Foden, Contributing Reporter SALVADOR, BRAZIL - Bahia’s sun-drenched capital, Salvador, is an architecture gem; founded in the 1500s it is one of the oldest cities in Brazil and home to impressive colonial and baroque styles. The city was...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Curmudgeon wonders why. Why, oh Why? He gets up every morning and walks some 300 meters to the newsstand where he buys the daily newspaper (the number is significant, read...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – When it comes to real estate, visual layouts are instrumental in understanding dimensions, arrangements, and proportions of properties, especially in lieu of seeing the space in person. Now English...
By Fiona Hurrell, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - March 2nd marked the 448th anniversary of the city of Rio, as well as the opening ceremony for the new Museu de Arte do Rio (Art Museum of Rio),...
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