Welcome to Rio de Janeiro! 14 must-see contemporary architectures in the ‘Cidade Maravilhosa’

Museum of Contemporary Art MAC, Niterói - Photo by Carlos Alcocer Sola Flickr CC.

An alien spaceship and a ‘Sambadrome’ defying gravity laws, concrete Mayan pyramids, a giant white whale ready to jump into the sea and Copacabana iconic patterns. UNESCO has named Rio de Janeiro first World Capital of Architecture! Pack your luggage and explore the best contemporary architecture of the Brazilian metropolis!

10 cultural architectures we are looking forward to in 2016

Tate Modern, tower extension, South view - Photo by Herzog & de Meuron.

ArchiPanic celebrates the new year with 10 great cultural architectures that will inaugurate and mark 2016… From Rio de Janeiro to Cape Town, from Shanghai to Miami, Happy New Year!