Archipel

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Countries: Brazil 1-5 / 5

Lecture Tropical Modernism

De Centrale, Gent

The work is characterized by breathtaking details in a contemporary architectural language, on climate tapered orientations circulations and interior designs, topped with a subtle finesse and respect for traditional Brazilian materials and objects.

Trip Architecture in São Paulo, Brasilia, Rio De Janeiro /04/2010

São Paulo, Brasilia, Rio De Janeiro...

“Sob uma tal luz a arquitetura nascerá.” (Under such a light architecture is born)
Le Corbusier 1936.

Lecture by Paul Meurs (NL)

De Biekorf, Brugge

The relocation of the capital of Brazil from Rio de Janeiro to a place on the vast Central Plateau had a mythic dimension. The pioneers, led by President Juscelino Kubitschek, gave in just one thousand days shape to a city which was the model for the future of the country.

Film Filmavond

Filmplateau, Gent

Oscar Niemeyer – An architect committed to his century (by Belgian filmmaker Marc-Henri Wajnberg)
Lina Bo Bardi – Go to Bahia Lina had told him (by the Dutch VPRO, where ‘him’ stands for Aldo van Eyck)

Miscellaneous Info evening

De Biekorf, Brugge

This trip is a real discovery. In the foothsteps of Pedro Álvares Cabral we try to unveil the architectural secrets of this continent.