Travel Study: BRAZIL 2014

PrintOTIS’ Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department and Center for International Education are pleased to announce Travel Study: BRAZIL 2014!

Any OTIS B.F.A. student is welcome to participate for 1 or 2 studio credits, OR for NO credit.



Travel Study: BRAZIL 2014 will offer unique experiences within two major urban centers of Brazil: Brasilia, the modern (60’s) fully-planned city and Capital of Brazil, and Rio de Janeiro with its extant Imperial and Colonial fabric, modern and contemporary architecture as well as favelas (slums).

Students will spend three days in Brasilia and four days in Rio de Janeiro to tour the cities and visit modern and contemporary architecture, landscape and urban infrastructure projects such as the Port of Rio, Niemeyer’s Three Powers Plaza and Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Niterói (shown below and above, respectively), and the new Museum of Image + Sound by DS+R in Copacabana, as well as Christ the Redeemer, one of the New7Wonders of the World.

The associated studio course, Brazilian Urbanism and its Future, will be offered for 1 or 2 credits in spring 2014. The class will meet for 5 or 10 Thursdays, 1900-2200, between January 16 and March 27. Travel to Brazil, May 17-26, is required and counts as 30 hours of this studio course.

Travel to Brazil, May 17-26, ONLY.

September 25 and October 30, 2013
1115-1200, AHMN 507

Darren Grosch, Director of International Education, 310.665.6994
or Linda Pollari, Chair, Architecture/Landscape/Interiors,

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  • For a preliminary taste of Brazil, watch and listen to a concert in an amazing site overlooking Rio de Janeiro!