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Architectural Record: Urca Penthouse by Studio Arthur Casas

Tom Hennigan, for Architectural Record, gives a tour of the renovation of a 1960’s Rio de Janeiro penthouse by Studio Arthur Casas.  With an 360˚ view of Rio, many iconic tourist spots can be seen from the penthouse, as Casas explains: ‘In Rio, the landscape comes to you.’

The article touches on the differences between the architecture of  São Paulo and Rio, Casas’ background and the intrinsic relation of the site with its natural environment.  Check out the complete article and slideshow here.

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