Nayungkhumla Chang and Jusung Park visited Brazil with Otis Travel Study Brazil 2014

Brazil2014_ALIStusArchitecture/Landscape/Interiors students Nayungkhumla Chang (junior) and Jusung Park (senior) visited Brasilia and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 18th through 25th, 2014, as part of Otis’ Travel Study: Brazil 2014.

Erica Chung (2014 graduate, Communication Arts), David Kline (junior, Fine Arts),  and Vivian Stitzel (junior, Communication Arts) also participated through Travel Study: Brazil 2014.

Kathleen Melez, a pediatrician and lawyer, and Javi Diaz, a graphic design student from San Francisco, participated as well through Otis’ Continuing Education Division’s Art and Design Tours: Brazil 2014.

Felipe Toledo of Campus Brasil served as the Tour Coordinator and Linda Pollari, Architecture/Landscape/Interiors’ Chair, was the Tour Leader (and photographer).

Tour sites in Brasilia included: Paranoa Lake, Itamaraty Palace, Estudio MRGB architecture office, Mane Garrincha stadium (a site of the 2014 World Cup), several Super Quadras, Three Powers Plaza, the National Congress and Brasilia’s Cathedral.

Tour sites in Rio included: Jorge Mario Jauregui contemporary architecture office, AECOM Rio (which is completing the 2016 Olympic Park in Barra de Tijuca), Sugar Loaf Mountain, Niteroi Contemporary Art Museum, Capanema Palace (Rio’s Ministry of Education and Health), Cinelandia Plaza, Museu de Arte Moderna, Aterro do Flamengo, Copacabana’s and Ipanema’s boardwalks, the Museum of Image and Sound in Copacabana (which was under construction), the Cantagalo Favela, Christ the Redeemer, the Rio Scenarium nightclub and the Maracanã stadium (site of the 2014 World Cup final), where the group watched a soccer game between São Paulo and Flamengo.

May 18-25, 2014
top left, left to right: Jusung Park, Nayungkhumla Chang, Kathleen Melez, David Kline (in the far background, from behind), Vivian Stitzel and Felipe Toledo at the Museum of Image and Sound in Copacabana
top right, left to right: Erica Chung, Javi Diaz, Nayungkhumla Chang and Felipe Toledo at the Cantagalo Favel in Copacabana
middle left, left to right: Nayungkhumla Chang, Jusung Park, David Kline and Javi Diaz at the Niteroi Contemporary Art Museum in Niteroi
middle right, left to right: Javi Diaz, Vivian Stitzel, Nayungkhumla Chang, Felipe Toledo, Jusung Park, Gabriela Castro (architect and tour guide for the day) and Kathleen Melez walking up to Rio’s Museu de Arte Moderna
bottom left: Otis Brazil 2014 participants and other visitors inside Itamaraty Palace in Brasilia, with its famous helical stair
bottom right: Jusung Park photographing Brasilia’s National Congress from Itamaraty Palace, with Burle Marx’ gardens in the foreground