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Open Letter From the Institute of Brazilian Architects Regarding the Tragic, Irrevocable Loss of Brazil’s National Museum

September 5, 2018 Equipe ArchDaily Brasil 0

The following is text is an open letter from the Institute of Brazilian Architects in response to the devastating fire that tore through Brazil’s National Museum on Sunday evening.

The Institute of Architects of Brazil (IAB), fulfilling its mission of contributing to the technical-scientific and sociocultural development of the country and preserving the national cultural heritage, deeply mourns the irreparable loss of the National Museum, the central institution of culture and science located in the district of São Cristóvão, in Rio de Janeiro, that was consumed by fire on the night of September 2nd.

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Marcos L. Rosa Discusses The Place and Importance of Sao Paulo’s Architecture Biennial

February 3, 2018 Equipe ArchDaily Brasil 0

After four months of activities and exhibitions, the 11th Sao Paulo Architecture Biennial has closed at the end of January. Characterized by a decentralized approach – perhaps more than any other Biennial in the world – the eleventh edition of the event had more than 80 actions in different places of the city, articulated by four main exhibitions and an Observatory, which besides gathering works produced by agents from different regions of Brazil and the world, serves as a file and legacy of the Biennial.