Category Archive: Port of Rio

Rio prepares for the Olympics

       Rio Prepares for the Olympics Rio de Janeiro is experiencing a traumatic transformation, to prepare it to host one of the most important sporting events in the world – the Rio 2016… Continue reading

Rio’s elevated highways – the fate of the “Elevado da Perimetral”

Elevated highways or expressways are common in cities around the world, usually built to be pleasing to the eye, and almost always impressive – see for instance the complex in Birmingham, UK, that… Continue reading

The English Cemetery and the “Porto Maravilha”

The Porto Maravilha project intends to restructure this historical district of Rio de Janeiro and one of its key gateways.