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.
Music House on the Hill
Built in the 1970s by Carioca architect Wladimir Alves de Sousa, this stunning villa encapsulates Brazilian modernism and brutalism.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dining with Alexandre Gauthier
An elegant sixteenth century farmhouse on the edge of a quiet river lined with aromatic plants and centenarian trees.
When Barragán first walked into El Pedregal, a barren land of volcanic rocks in the suburbs of Mexico City, a utopia came to mind.
Threading Cultural Bridges
Thread was set up as a dynamic artist residency program where International and Senegalese artists can meet, exchange and create.
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.