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Dreams of Calatrava Fading Into the Distance

Rizwan A. Rahmani | Posted 06.30.2014 | Arts
Rizwan A. Rahmani

When I was doing some consulting work for a Finnish Audio Company, my Finnish partner needed an office to set up shop on the cheap. He ended up rentin...

In Paris, a New Source for Interiors

J. Michael Welton | Posted 04.22.2014 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Let's say you're an English-speaking expat and a Francophile wandering the streets of Paris in search of a pair of easy chairs designed by modernist Oscar Niemeyer in 1948. Where would you go?

Brasilia: An Architectural Tourist's Playground in the Brazilian Savanna

Zach Udko | Posted 03.29.2014 | Travel
Zach Udko

Costa's layout of the city divides its neighborhoods based on the functions of their buildings. For example, most of the hotels are located in the hotel sector, which is separate from the residential and commercial sectors.

Carnival Time in Rio

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 03.17.2014 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

However cheesy Carnival may be, Rio de Janeiro -- mad, magical and mysterious -- allows you to live out, if only for a brief moment, your most far-flung fantasies and dreams.

Upon Arrival in São Paulo

Simon Watson | Posted 09.07.2013 | Arts
Simon Watson

Through art I'm fortunate to participate in many of Brazil's social sectors, giving me a perspective on how the country seems to exist simultaneously in parallel universes that barely recognize each other's fears and concerns, let alone hopes and aspirations.

Brazil's 'Bikini Queen'

AP | By JENNY BARCHFIELD | Posted 06.17.2013 | Small Business

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Before she became Brazil's bikini queen, with an empire of chic boutiques and legions of VIP fans that include Hollywood A-lis...

A Truly Spectacular Tribute To Brazil's Finest Architect

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 04.20.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Brazilian Street Artist Eduardo Kobra and four other painters have been working six hours a day since January 14th to complete a 52 meter high mural t...

The Top 5 Oscar Niemeyer Architecture Sites

Mark Chesnut | Posted 02.18.2013 | Travel
Mark Chesnut

Brazil's most famous architect, Oscar Niemeyer, died this month at the age of 104. But his eye-catching, visionary works will live on. Here, a few of my favorite must-see destinations for fans of Niemayer's modernist style.

Words That Shaped Last Week: "Royal Baby," "Freaks and Geeks," and "Jan Brewer"

Vanity Fair | Posted 02.09.2013 | Media
Vanity Fair

By Juli Weiner, Vanity Fair For your edification, a look back at the phrases, nouns, and neologisms that have, for better or for worse, shaped the ...

Acclaimed Brazilian Architect Oscar Niemeyer Dies

AP | BRADLEY BROOKS | Posted 12.06.2012 | Arts

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Architect Oscar Niemeyer, who recreated Brazil's sensuous curves in reinforced concrete and built the capital of Brasilia on the emp...

PHOTOS: Oscar Niemeyer's Brazil

Civilian | Posted 01.25.2013 | Travel
Civilian

An architour of Oscar Niemeyer's Brazil is like a trip to Disneyland for aesthetes.

Very Bad News For Design Fans

AP | Posted 01.19.2013 | Arts

RIO DE JANEIRO — The hospital that's treating famed Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer says the 104-year-old has gotten worse. Rio de Janeiro's...

Bad News For Architecture Fans

AP | Posted 01.07.2013 | Arts

RIO DE JANEIRO — Celebrated Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer has been admitted to a hospital in Rio de Janeiro for dehydration. The Hospital ...

Famous Architect Released From Hospital

AP | Posted 10.29.2012 | Arts

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Renowned Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer has been released from a hospital in Rio de Janeiro. A hospital spokeswoman says Monday...

Renown Architect Hospitalized

AP | Posted 10.17.2012 | Arts

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Renowned Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer was hospitalized in Rio de Janeiro's Hospital Samaritano, but his doctor said Wednesday ...

A Wild 3D Oscar Niemeyer Tribute

Posted 07.25.2012 | Arts

Oscar Niemeyer's 3D photographs will finally receive their day in the sun through a glossy collaboration between Visionaire and Paddle8. The glitzy mu...

Breathtaking Niemeyer Museum To Close After Just Six Months

Posted 12.05.2011 | Arts

A dazzling €44 million (£37.7m) arts centre in the northern Spanish city of Avilés is to close after six months amid political squabbling as the c...

PHOTOS: 10 Icons Of Modern Architecture

Tom Mallory | Posted 09.05.2011 | Arts
Tom Mallory

A few weeks ago ICOMOS' recommendation against the registering of 19 buildings designed by Le Corbusier in the World Heritage List provoked heated dis...

Famed Brazilian Architect Celebrates Birthday At New Museum

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer is celebrating his 103rd birthday with the launch of a museum dedicated to his career. (Scrol...

Part III: What Is the Brazilian Brand?

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

Brazil faces incredible odds as it seeks to join the more affluent developed nations. Rousseff will promote greater infrastructure sorely needed given the lack of basic sanitation many areas of the country.

Culture Zohn Off the C(H)uff: An Exclusive Interview With the Pritzker Prize-Winning Architects of SANAA

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Patricia Zohn

2010-04-01-outside.jpg Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa say, "Our working world is very much like a big family. We like thinking about architecture. We keep each other from losing our way."

US - Brazil Relations Desafinado

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Christmas season marks the 50th anniversary of Brasilia, the futuristic capital city designed by architect Oscar Niemeyer, and magazines and online media are celebrating the event.