Arquivo da tag: marc ferrez


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 […]


This is not a blog about History. This is a blog about Architecture, if anything. But there are moments in which History and Architecture mix up in a way that it gets impossible to mention one without referring to the other. That said, it is mandatory to remember the story of the construction of the […]


Este não é um blog de História. É mais um blog de Arquitetura, talvez. Mas há momentos em que História e Arquitetura se entrelaçam de tal forma que fica impossível falar de uma sem mencionar a outra. Dito isso, uma história se impõe: a da construção da sede da Mitra Arquiespicopal do Rio de Janeiro, […]