Section D

Design at the Rio Carnival

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7 March 2017

Episode 282

30 minutes


Photo: André Vieira

We wander through the Oscar Niemeyer-designed sambadrome and get a taste of the design that underpins the colour of the Rio Carnival. Plus: a design-minded new workspace in Brooklyn and a closer look at Canadian architecture and its relationship with the environment.

7 March 2017

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The Rio Carnival’s hidden design delights

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We wander through the Oscar Niemeyer-designed sambadrome and get a taste of the design that underpins the colour of the Rio Carnival.

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Canadian Centre for Architecture: ‘It’s all happening so fast’ exhibition

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One trope of Canadian nationhood is a love of the outdoors and a careful custodianship of nature – an idea that’s being challenged by an exhibition at the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montréal.

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A different way to work: Brooklyn’s A/D/O co-working space

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Car-maker Mini enlisted the help of New York-based nArchitects to design a co-working space with designers in mind. The result is A/D/O in Brooklyn’s Greenpoint.

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