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Location: Brazil

November 09, 2015 /

Cidade das Artes

Atelier Christian de Portzamparc
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Cidade das Artes is a art and music complex situated between the sea and the mountains in the center of Barra da Tijuca; a newly developed district of Rio de Janeiro.

MAR - Rio Art Museum. Image © Leonardo Finotti
May 15, 2014 /

MAR – Rio Art Museum
Bernardes + Jacobsen Arquitetura
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio’s most recent museum, the Rio Art Museum - or MAR, as it's known by its Portuguese acronym - is one of the flagships in the city's $3.8 billion plan to renovate and revitalize its run-down port district. It is also a tactful conciliation of old and new.

Museum of Tomorrow by Santiago Calatrava in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Image courtesy Santiago Calatrava, LLC.
November 15, 2010 /

Museum of Tomorrow
Santiago Calatrava
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The sustainably-focused museum is part of the ambitious "Marvelous Port" urban design project, which will transform Rio's historical waterfront into a thriving cultural and residential community.

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