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Rio Olympic legacy: A cause for concern Subscription

By Francesco Perrotta-Bosch

The 2016 Olympics should have been the perfect opportunity to herald a sea change in Rio’s urban strategy, but they have ended up driving expansion


Flats at Rio De Janeiro by Lucio Costa Subscription

[ARCHIVE] Without spoiling the beauty of the park, a residential quarter was to be built putting into practice modern principles of architecture and town planning


Guna House in Concepción, Chile by Pezo von Ellrichshausen Subscription

By José Luis Uribe Ortiz

The austere geometry of the house is complemented by the modesty of its materials


Bank Headquarters in Buenos Aires by Clorindo Testa Subscription

Archive: the winning proposal broke away from the accepted pattern of bank design and made no concession to the conservatism of commercial architecture in Argentina


Church at Atlantida, Uruguay, by Eladio Dieste Subscription

Archive: Dieste’s undulating brick walls were originally published in the AR in September 1961


AR_EA Collective: Supersudaca

By Supersudaca Collective

‘China and Africa have more to learn from Latin America than from the West’

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AR_EA Paraguay: Gloria Cabral Subscription

By Jay Merrick

‘If tomatoes become cheaper than bricks, we’ll build with tomatoes’

Rio, Brazil

Rio’s eviction predilection Subscription

By Catherine Osborn

After years of false promises, even more residents of Rio’s favelas face eviction to make way for the Olympics


The forgotten master of Brazilian Modernism Subscription

By Jack Self

Subject to several unfortunate twists of history, Affonso Eduardo Reidy was once considered the most important Brazilian architect of his generation

Commitment Emerging Architecture Awards

AR_EA launch: The AR renews its commitment to Emerging Architecture

27 May 2015

Alongside the £10,000 Emerging Architecture awards, every month AR:EA will be profiling new talent and fresh and stimulating projects from around the world

2014 AR_EA winner: Boundary Window

AR Emerging Architecture Awards: Open for entries

28 May 2015

With a £10,000 prize fund, the AR_EA Awards are now open for entries from practices around the world.