ARCHITECTURE

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My own introduction to São Paulo was in September 2004 – a brisk early-morning taxi ride into a city that I didn’t yet know would become my home. …

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SESC Pompeia is a cultural centre in the east zone of São Paulo, designed by the architect Lina Bo Bardi, and opened in 1982. The …

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São Paulo is the most populous city in the Americas, and with almost 12m inhabitants & over 20m in the Metropolitan area, it is also the …

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Oscar Ribeiro de Almeida Niemeyer Soares Filho, known simply as Oscar Niemeyer was born December 15 1907. Niemeyer’s work dominated Brasil’s 20th Century architecture …

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Lina Bo Bardi is revered in Brasil as one of the country’s greatest architects and December sees the 100th anniversary of her birth. Her …

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Neither is it the right angle, which attracts me, nor the straight line, hard, inflexible, made by men. What attracts me is the curve, …

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In 1947 LIFE Magazine published an extensive feature on the “New York of the South”, São Paulo. Here are those Dmitri Kessel photographs in …

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A Brazilian proverb states, “Those who leave will take longing on their journeys.” However, translating saudade with “longing” doesn’t do the term justice. Olaf …