Rio de Janeiro, one of the most iconic city in the world, is full of contrasts: a rich and creative energy, and great sophisticated traditions; a luxurious vegetation and innovative architecture. With its breathtaking beaches, and spectacular landscapes, Rio gathers many remarkable houses, modern and contemporary, and treasures dated from the colonial period.
In this book, the authors invite us to discover the unique way of life in Rio, through the visit of more than 25 homes, 19 of them are presented for the first time. A colonial house in the art district of Rio, with green gardens; an apartment with fantastic views and a fabulous modern art collection; contemporary houses with no outside and inside limits thanks to the use o wood and glass from floor to ceiling, shady pools and Brazilian modern designer furniture, like Oscar Niemeyer and Sergio Rodrigues.
More traditional places and fazendas, situated on the outside of the town are also revealed, decorated with tropical wood, silk curtains and shutters filtering the sun light.
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