It was while visiting Rio de Janeiro in 2007 to celebrate the 100th birthday of his friend Oscar Niemeyer that Richard Meier met the clients who would commission his first ever project in South America.
After decades spent in thrall to the car, which brought it epic traffic jams across an ever-expanding urban sprawl, the Brazilian city of São Paulo has finally decided to try something different. Image courtesy Prefeitura de São Paulo The plan calls for an overhaul of the city's building code in order to accomodate taller mixed-use buildings. Fernando Haddad, the mayor of this metropolis of nearly
Rodrigo Mindlin Loeb, with his former professor Eduardo Riesenkampf de Almeida, designed the Brasiliana Library at the University of São Paulo, which houses the collection of rare books on Brazilian history and culture donated by Loeb's grandparents Guita and José Mindlin.