Eugene's Blog Posts Tagged 'Rio de Janeiro' (4)

Love Bugs

I just couldn't resist posting about this magical sculpture of two VW Bugs fused together. Spotted in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, photographer Claudio Lara titles the piece "Ying & Yang."

"Rio de Janeiro is one of the world’s brightest, most famous, colorful, and joyful cities in the world," says Lara. "The city is…


Added by Eugene on December 3, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

The Leaf House

Located in southern Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the Leaf House by Mareines + Patalano Arquitetura is perfectly suited for the hot and humid climate where it stands. The roof acts as a big leaf that protects the enclosed spaces of the home from the hot sun.

With no corridors, the inside and outside of the Leaf House almost appear to be fused. The verandas and the in-between open spaces… Continue

Added by Eugene on June 2, 2011 at 2:00pm — 7 Comments

Modern Architecture - Museum of Image and Sound: Rio de Janeiro

I'm really diggin' the facade of this recently awarded building designed by American architecture firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro. Located In the middle of one of the most iconic places in Rio de Janeiro, the Avenida Atlantica at Copacabana, the new Museum of Image and Sound will feature exhibitions rooms, facilities for research, a panoramic restaurant, and an…


Added by Eugene on August 13, 2009 at 11:30am — No Comments

Urban Street Art - Living on the Edge (5 pics)

I guess you could call this urban wall art. If you happen to be looking for Brazilian artists Gabriel and Tiago Primo, you might want to start on a wall in Rio de Janeiro. Quite literally hanging out, the brothers have made this wall their home, attaching all types of furniture to it including tables, a cabinet, a bed, a sofa and even a hammock.

Since May of…


Added by Eugene on July 25, 2009 at 11:30am — 1 Comment


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