Pit Trap

A streamlet runs underneath the ruins of the Gavea Tourist Hotel. In a small sector beneath the building it runs across two long rows of collumns, in what looks today as a huge pitfall. It is said that for a while the never finished building was used as […]


Gávea Tourist Hotel

For a few years I wanted to visit the carcass of a hotel, nestled in the mountains of Rio. A project from the 1950’s, it was never completed. A certificate of occupancy was issued just for the top floors, where a restaurant and a night club operated for […]



Constellations are arbitrary constructions of the human mind. Some come and go, others endure. There once was one named Aranea… Constelações são construções arbitrárias da mente humana. Algumas vêm e vão, outras perduram. Um vez houve uma chamada Aranea…


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