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We were invited by Raul Smith to an opening and talk by Juan Herreros and Mark Wigley at Columbia GSAPP’s Studio X in Praça Tiradentes. Mark gave an inspiring talk about what it means to be global, young, and an architect in today’s economy. By chance, we were joined by Vera Tangari (UFRJ) and Bruno Tenório […]
Thank you to André Bonatti, the director of Escola da Leopoldinense, who invited us to see a community gathering in the tented area at Cidade do Samba. It was incredible to see such enthusiasm and collective spirit. Photos by Aron Nussbaum
Our third meeting was with Cesio Lima, a renown lighting designer. He invited us to meet backstage while he finished setting up for a Preta Gil concert (daughter of Gilberto Gil). Cesio has spend over twenty years doing lighting designs for individual samba schools as well as the Sambadrome itself. He shared with us his collection […]