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Kids will learn how to build skyscrapers with this new App

<b>Tinybop</b><b>, is a Brooklyn-based studio of designers, engineers, and artists, has created a new App called 'Skyscrapers', which will be a new virtual</b> …

Architects on the verge of designing safe spaces against gun violence

[....] Our culture of fear has changed the role of architecture in the United States. In just 2016 alone, the country has seen 221 mass shootings, …

Activists denounce sewage in Rio de Janeiro waters

RIO DE JANEIRO — Activists alleging that decades of neglect and authorities’ repeated failure to make good on cleanup promises have effectively …

moma is launching a totally free photography course

Put down Instagram, pick up that old film camera, and learn photography from one of the best museums in the world.<p>We're bombarded with so many images now we might feel that we're all authorities on the finer points of visual culture, that we have all the equipment in the palms of our hands. But …

AMO graphically reinterprets the 2016 SS Prada Real Fantasies

<b>The language of fashion regenerates itself through art and architecture- AMO, is a research branch of OMA, graphically reinterprets the Indefinite</b> …

IV World Planning Schools Congress 2016 in Rio de Janeiro / July 3rd -July 8th

image via 1V World Planning Schools Congress<p><b>The initiative to organize World Planning School Congresses came up with the formation of a global</b> …

Washington Fajardo will curate the Brazilian Pavilion at 2016 Venice Biennale

Washington Fajardo. image © Pool Communications<p><b>Rio de Janeiro architect and urban planner will be the curator of the Brazilian representation for</b> …

Revitalizing Journalism in Brazil

It is almost impossible to overestimate the importance of the Amazon basin to Brazil. At approximately five million square kilometers, the region …

How to create urban reality: mapping Brazil’s contemporary urbanism

image created from hashtag for #Brazilianarchitecture via Instagram<p>For any countries, searching Google and social media accounts and typing “modern …

A Love Letter to Brazilian Modernism: On Translating Veronica Stigger

• Home<br>• A Love Letter to Brazilian Modernism: On Translating Veronica Stigger<p><i>Zoë Perry is the recipient of a 2015 PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant for her</i> …

Increase in cost of ticketst sparks demonstrations in Brazil’s largest city which turned violent with youths throwing rocks and breaking bus windows<p>Brazilian riot police fired tear gas and stun grenades on Friday to disperse a violent protest against an increase in public transport fares in São …

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Santiago Calatrava’s Museum of Tomorrow opened in Rio de Janeiro

image © Bernard Lessa<p><b>The Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava</b>'s new museum <b>The Museu do Amanhã</b> / <b>the museum of tomorrow</b> opened in Rio de Janeiro, …

Enel Green Power Building 254-Megawatt Solar Farm in Brazil

Enel Green Power SpA, the renewable-energy unit of Italy’s largest utility, began construction on a 254-megawatt solar farm in Brazil’s northeastern …

vincent callebaut architectures aequorea 3D printed oceanscraper

<b>vincent callebaut architectures envisions 3D printed oceanscraper</b><br>(above) aerial view from the rio de janeiro airport<br>all images courtesy of vincent …

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Graffiti Is Changing The Reality Of A Housing Project In West São Paulo

"Our goal is clear: We want social transformation through art."<p>A rainbow and a black flag feature in the top portion of a mural that covers one entire side of a building in a housing project in west São Paulo. The mural, which depicts black children at play on the roofs of high-rise buildings, is …

These Colorful Illustrations Bring Curitiba’s Landmarks to Life

Artist Maycon Prasniewski has developed a series of illustrated posters featuring historic and cultural sites in Curitiba, Brazil. Important …

Traveling to Brazil will be easier this summer, thanks to the Olympics

Traveling to Brazil is going to get easier this summer, thanks to the Olympics.<p>Brazilian officials are lifting the visa requirements for tourists …

Brazil

Derived from heavy metal album covers, São Paulo’s distinctive street writing is rooted in a desire to protest against inequality in Brazil’s largest city. But some <i>pixadores</i> now fear their work is being ‘sold out’. Photographs: Pablo Lopez Luz<p>If Brazil is “not for beginners”, as the composer …

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Young Mobile Users in Brazil Spend a Lot of Time on Facebook

Young people in Brazil spend the most time with mobile devices, according to September research, and Facebook is likely a major recipient of their …

Brazil’s iconic Maracanã stadium fired 75% of staff 7 months before Olympics

The slumping Brazilian economy and a wave of corruption scandals has put a wrinkle in preparations for this summer’s Olympic Games. This week Rio de …

Gorgeous Hollywood Starlets (14 photos)

<b>Malin Akerman</b><p>Kayt Jones is a female photographer who knows how to shoot women. Her photos are not only unbelievably sexy, they have an innocence and vulnerability to them that could only come from within. It's apparent that there's an underlying trust that she's fostered with her celebrity clients, …

a21studio creates a shelter for local people by using Vietnam’s old boat

all images © a21studio<p><b>Vietnam-based design studio a21studio designed a shelter / a new hut stop for local people in the Nha Trang city of Vietnam,</b> …

’’The Real Review: a bi-monthly architecture magazine’’ seeks funding on Kickstarter

Jack and Shumi, architectural editors. image courtesy of Kickstarter<p><b>''The Real Review: a bi-monthly architecture magazine'' is about architecture and</b> …

Surreal Collages by Eugenia Loli | Colossal

<p>Since we last featured works by collage artist Eugenia Loli (previously) her works have popped up all over the place from Wired Magazine, New …

Give Your Shower The “Star Wars” Treatment

Regular shower heads are Bland-o Calrissian, but there’s a quick fix that can be had for a mere $30: Oxygenic’s Darth Vader fixture.<p>As <i>Star Wars</i> merch proliferates—you can buy blankets, pens, salt and pepper shakers, and make-up—even your shower can get in in the action. (While films helped to spawn …

Playboy has Ditched Nudity

Iconic magazine Playboy has decided to ditch nudity in an attempt to rebrand itself for the internet age. Just last month, editor Cory Jones proposed the idea to founder Hugh Hefner, who agreed that the change would reach a wider audience. Instead, the revamped magazine will be PG-13 and safe for …

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SOFTlab revives Melissa Gallery in New York with the thousands of colorful petals

all images © SOFTlab<p><b>SOFTlab is a design studio based in New York City</b> and the studio creates various designs and production of projects across almost …