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By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A study by UFRJ’s Architecture and Urbanism Faculty has found that Rio’s Centro Zone, excluding the Port Zone, has the capacity to build 150,000 residential properties in abandoned or unused...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Beginning on Saturday 17th December, Line 4 of Rio de Janeiro’s Metro (subway) system will adopt the same operating hours as the city’s other Metro lines. The new subway...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Saturday, June 20th, the Festival Esportivo Transforma event in Jacarepaguá will showcase what it is like to be an athlete of one of the 42 Olympic and 23...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Infrastructure investments for the Olympic Games and vast, underdeveloped swathes of land have led Rio de Janeiro’s lesser-known Zona Oeste (West Zone) into a construction boom in recent years. Barra...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rock in Rio 2013 is about to hit the city and will offer seven nights of star-filled music line-ups, as well as a setting to match. The 150 square meter...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Preparations for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games include more than building, renovations and transportation projects. Other infrastructure construction is focusing on water drainage; to prevent future flooding and improve...
By Andrew Willis, Contributing Reporter   RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With less than a fortnight before the starter pistol fires on London’s 2012 Olympic Games, across the Atlantic construction work has officially begun at what will be a key venue...
By Eliza Preston, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Approximately 5,800 municipal vans are registered in the city of Rio, and there are thought to be hundreds if not thousands more operating illegally. Safety regulations appear loose and seldom...
By Katya Gubarev, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With over 90 percent of the line-up confirmed, Rock in Rio will open the official ticket sales in early May 2011, instead of Jul,y due to the public's demand. The entry for each day...
By Katya Gubarev, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Thursday of December 9th was an important day for the growth of Barra de Tijuca. The first construction has started to prepare the city for the 2016 Olympics and...
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