Arquivo da tag: guia da arquitetura eclética no rio de janeiro

116, OUVIDOR STREET

Hi, folks! I have recently written about the presence of egyptian ornamentation in Rio. One of the buildings pictured there was 116 Ouvidor Street, “corner of Ourives”, as it was then known, and meaning nowadays nothing but “corner of Miguel Couto”, since part of what is left of the Ourives Street after the opening of […]

O EGITO É AQUI!

Amigos, Olá! Evidentemente que o Egito não é aqui. Alguns diriam infelizmente, mas é porque eles não moram lá… Outro dia peguei-me pensando nas várias referências na arquitetura eclética carioca à civilização humana que tanto impressionou – e continua impressionando – os estudiosos: o Antigo Egito. Vamos, então, por ordem de minha preferência, aos endereços […]

WELCOME TO EGYPT

Dear readers, Hi! It is true that Rio is not Egypt. Some would say unfortunately, but this is because they don´t live in Egypt… I caught myself the other day thinking about the numerous references in Rio architecture concerning the human civilization that has impressed specialists so much over time – and continues to do […]