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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Known the world over for his modern white and glass facades with large windows and natural light-filled interiors, renowned architect, Richard Meier, has brought his signature style to Rio de...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a housing complex in the Fazenda Botafogo area in Zona Norte (North Zone) a suburb of Rio de Janeiro, an explosion killed five people and left thirteen injured. ...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Featuring a small collection of hand-picked designers, Frey Kalioubi is a fashion-led boutique that sells some of Rio’s most cutting-edge clothes. The shop opened in July in Praça Tiradentes,...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – An enormous explosion rocked the neighborhood of São Cristovão in the Zona Norte (North Zone) of Rio de Janeiro early Monday morning, damaging at least forty buildings, according to...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Construction is underway on Ponte Estaiada do Fundão, a Cable-Styled bridge that will span 400m across Guanabara Bay between Ilha do Fundão and Ilha do Governador in Zona Norte (North...
By Andrew Willis, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Both neighborhood locals and the staff of the Museum of Image and Sound (MIS) are keenly awaiting the cultural institution’s move to Copacabana, but construction setbacks and rising project costs...
By Nathan M. Walters, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Residence of Copacabana were interrupted from the usual morning scene along Avenida Nossa Senhora de Copacabana by the sight of billowing smoke clouds from a fire that engulfed...
By Esmee Verbeek, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Three floors of the Swissair building on 99 Avenida Rio Branco, Centro, have been ravaged by a fire Sunday morning. The 14th and 15th floors belonged to the Garcia and...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After the collapse of three buildings in downtown Rio de Janeiro in late January left at least seventeen people dead, new concerns about the condition of high-rise residential and...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Rio’s booming construction industry has been given a fearsome wake-up call after the collapse of three buildings – one twenty stories high – last Thursday evening on Avenida Treze...
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