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Belo Horizonte in old postcards

March 14, 2013 4 Comments

Unlike most state capitals, Belo Horizonte was planned and built practically from scratch in the late 19th century, in the …

Warchavchik, the forgotten pioneer of Modern Architecture

January 16, 2013

In 1927, almost ten years before the recently deceased Oscar Niemeyer, Gregori Warchavchik was promoting a revolution in Brazilian architecture, …

Drama: artist found murdered at famous tiled staircase he created in Rio

January 10, 2013

A murder with heavy Greek tragedy elements shocked Rio today. The 65 year-old Chilean-born artist Jorge Selarón, that created one …

Oscar Niemeyer, furniture designer

December 3, 2012

by Cláudia Bergamasco*
Oscar Niemeyer was already considered one of the most important names in Brazilian modern architecture when he decided …

Brazil represented by unexpectedly erotic video at Venice Architecture Biennale

September 2, 2012

The 13th International Architecture Exhibition, that opened yesterday in Venice, Italy, offers an unexpectedly edgy, almost explicit Brazilian contribution: a …

Curitiba in old postcards

March 22, 2012

This is the eighth post in a series of old postacards of Brazilian cities that will please the nostalgic and …