See How Brazil Does Architecture in Chicago

October 29, 2010

See why Chicago businessman Sam Zell loves Brazilian real estate so much during a free architectural exhibit in Chicago.

“Construindo Conexões: Desenho Brasileiro para Cidades Reais,” or “Building Connections — Brazilian Design for Real Cities” is a Brazilian architecture exhibit that is free and open to the public through November 10.

On display at the Instituto Cervantes Gallery of Chicago, the exhibit will provide insight into design strategies such as:

Brazil*City master plans

*Transportation networks

*Urban acupuncture

*Innovative landscape interventions

The Real Cities symposium will open with a reception with the Consul General of Brazil, the Honorable João Almino, curator Marcelo Aflalo, architect/urban designers Jorge Wilheim, Fernanda Barbara, Rosa Kliass and Jaime Lerner, who will present a keynote and discussion. For ticket information, visit www.illinois-saopaulo-partners.org.

What: Building Connections — Brazilian Design for Real Cities

When: October 28 through November 10

*Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

*Friday; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

*Saturday; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Instituto Cervantes of Chicago, 31 W. Ohio Street, Chicago

Admission: Free

Visit: www.chicago.cervantes.es for more information

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