Arquivo da tag: plan view

PEDRO II SCHOOL

PEDRO II SCHOOL 68 TO 80, MARECHAL FLORIANO AVENUE, CENTRO Hi, folks! Today the blog honors the Brazilian second Emperor Pedro II, known to be a better governor than some that insist to govern us nowadays… Founded on December 2nd, 1837 – the Emperor´s 12th birthday – the Pedro II School, according to the Wikipedia, […]

JOAQUIM´S PALACES

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 […]

O MAIS BELO BAIXO-RELEVO DO RIO DE JANEIRO

RUA DA CANDELÁRIA, 9 PALÁCIO DO COMÉRCIO OU CASA DO EMPRESÁRIO PROJETO DE HENRI PAUL PIERRE SAJOUS E AUGUSTE RENDU, 1935 CONSTRUÍDO POR DOURADO S.A.  BAIXOS-RELEVOS EM MÁRMORE ALBERT FREYHOFFER, 1940 É muita responsabilidade ser “o mais belo baixo-relevo da cidade”, numa cidade cheia de belos baixos-relevos. Mas o leitor haverá de me dar razão […]

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BAS-RELIEF OF RIO DE JANEIRO

9, CANDELARIA STREET PALACE OF COMMERCE OR HOUSE OF BUSINESSMAN PROJECT BY HENRI PAUL PIERRE SAJOUS AND AUGUSTE RENDU, 1935 BUILT BY DOURADO S.A. MARBLE BAS-RELIEFS ALBERT FREYHOFFER, 1940 It is too much responsibility to be the “most beautiful bas-relief of the town”, in a town full of beautiful bas-reliefs. But the reader is going […]