Lucy Baluteig

Casa de Vidro

The house of Brazil’s “civilizing architect” Lina Bo Bardi

It makes it difficult to imagine that when architect Lina Bo Bardi bought this piece of land back in 1950, it was then a shaved ground lot from a tea estate, free of any type of tree or construction for miles around and without access to water, gas or electricity networks.

CHEZ GEORGE

Music House on the Hill

Built in the 1970s by Carioca architect Wladimir Alves de Sousa, this stunning villa encapsulates Brazilian modernism and brutalism.

Hotel Les Cabanettes

A Story of Beautiful Souls

This masterpiece happens to be the work of a local artist Armand Pellier, a stone carver from Nîmes graduated in Architecture at age sixty seven.

Casa das Canoas

Quintessence of the Brazilian House

Late morning of October. Blue sky and sweaty weather typical of the beginning of the summer in Rio de Janeiro.

Paulin Paulin Paulin

Dedicate one’s life for the sake of Pierre Paulin’s utopias

While both Benjamin and Alice had initially very different passions in life, the adventure of Pierre Paulin’s design overtook everything.

Le Bois Basalte

Four Friends in Search of Wisdom

Bois Basalte is indeed a “back to roots” project for two young people brought up in Auvergne who took onboard two other friends to carry a common life project.

Nature’s palette

Dining with Alexandre Gauthier

An elegant sixteenth century farmhouse on the edge of a quiet river lined with aromatic plants and centenarian trees.

Between the Rocks

Casa Pedregal

When Barragán first walked into El Pedregal, a barren land of volcanic rocks in the suburbs of Mexico City, a utopia came to mind.

Thread, Senegal

Threading Cultural Bridges

Thread was set up as a dynamic artist residency program where International and Senegalese artists can meet, exchange and create.

Sunday Dinners With Jim Haynes

Regulars, new-comers, travelers, writers, photographers, local Mayors, painters... it is impossible to define a profile of the people who usually join in Jim's feast.