3Novices:Wilkinson Eyre’s Arenas Cariocas form the largest venue at Rio’s Barra Olympic Park

Cariocas form the largest venue at Rio’s Barra Olympic Park ---------------------------------------------------------- Rio 2016: London architecture firm Wilkinson Eyre has created a trio of conjoined venues to host a range of indoor events at this month’s Olympic games (+ slideshow). The Arenas Cariocas are located on Rio de Janeiro’s Barra Olympic Park, on the site of [...]

7 Things From the Rio Opening Ceremony You Couldn’t See on TV

7 Things From the Rio Opening Ceremony You Couldn’t See on TV ---------------------------------------------------------------   The Olympic Opening Ceremony and its winding parade of nations are a television mega-event. But the cameras can’t pick up everything (although Pita Taufatofua, Tonga’s shirtless, oiled flagbearer played just as big inside the stadium). Here are seven takeaways from the [...]