Tag: Niemeyer

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This past Friday, January 18th, UNESCO’s Assistant Director-General for Culture, Ernesto Ottone Ramírez, along with the President of the International Union of Architects (UIA), Thomas Vonier, and the Municipal Secretary...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With spring finally here, it’s time to get out and about and exploring not just the city of Rio but some places nearby that make for a day adventure. Each...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Everyone seems to have an opinion about Brasília, whether they’ve actually been there or not. Contrary to popular belief, the city has a vibrant cultural and gastronomical scene, as well...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Legendary modernist architect Oscar Niemeyer, who designed many of the most prominent government buildings in Brasília and the UN Headquarters in New York City – has died in a...
By Lucy Jordan, Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL - With much of the world’s political attention focused on the marvelous city for Rio+20 last week, and other celebrities posing for fashion bloggers in São Paulo the week before, some could be...
By Sarah Coursey, Editor RIO DE JANEIRO - According to the United Nations, Belo Horizonte, or BH as it is known to insiders, is the city with the best quality of life in all of Latin America. It is...
By Karen Shishiptorova, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Snugly cloistered at the foot of Parque Nacional da Tijuca (Tijuca National Park) on a narrow stretch lined by Praia do Pepino, São Conrado is a lush, green village much like...
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