Thursday, 30 December 2010

Wednesday, 29 December 2010

Burle Marx' Hideaway in Barra de Guaratiba / Rio de Janeiro






The Sitio Burle Marx is a delightful place 45 minutes away from Rio with wonderful gardens and inspiring open spaces. It has views over an estuary and the Mata Atlântica (tropical forest), interesting concrete pergolas embedded in vegetation and colourful hand painted tiles. Impressive also Marx' collection of Scandinavian and Murano vases, ex-votos and pre-Columbian objects.  

Monday, 20 December 2010

Rethinking Living Standards

If you could have a home in this location by means of downsizing... Would you go the extra mile?

Tuesday, 14 December 2010

James Turrell: Challenging Perception

The recent show at the Gagosian has been a wonderful opportunity to experience Turrell's latest on light/ colour/ space and to keep up with the Roden Crater project.  

Tuesday, 7 December 2010