Oscar Niemeyer’s Pampulha added to UNESCO World Heritage List

The Pampulha Modern Ensemble, a modernist architectural complex designed by Oscar Niemeyer, is the 20th Brazilian site to be added to…

Marianne Peretti, the woman behind Brasília’s stained glass designs

Franco-Brazilian artist Marianne Peretti is finally getting her due recognition in Brazil thanks to the publication of her first biography…

‘Oscar Niemeyer – The Man Who Built Brasília’ exhibit (video+ photos)

Tokyo’s Museum of Contemporary Art held from July 12 to Oct. 20 the exhibition “Oscar Niemeyer — The Man Who…

RUA represents Brazilian architecture at Chicago Biennial

RUA Arquitetos, launched by urbanists Pedro Évora and Pedro Rivera in 2008, is a Rio de Janeiro-based creative team developing novel…

10 photos of Rio de Janeiro’s iconic sidewalks

Rio de Janeiro’s 1.2 million square meters (3 million square feet) of mosaic sidewalks constitute one of the world’s most remarkable specimens…

Explore Lina Bo Bardi’s furniture design in Chicago

Cristina Ortega, a professor of architecture at Universidade Paulista, will present on Brazilian architect and designer Lina Bo Bardi in…

Oscar Niemeyer’s Chicago connection

Chicago’s billionaire Pritzker family established the Pritzker Architecture Prize through its Hyatt Foundation in 1979. The international award, which has…

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