Tag Archives: Burle Marx

Escape the city in Parque Burle Marx

While I love walking around and taking Teddy to Parque Ibirapuera, however it is WAY too crowded on Sundays!  Since it was a beautiful day we decided it was time to check out one of the other famous parks in Sao Paulo and we ended up driving to Parque Burle Marx.Entering the park you immediately feel like you have […]

Sao Paulo’s ‘Central Park’

People compare Sao Paulo to New York all the time and when it comes to the parks, I have to agree.  Parque do Ibirapuera to Sao Paulo is what Hyde Park is to London or Central Park is to New York.  Ibirapuera is one of Latin America’s largest city parks, with beautifully landscaped gardens, museums, exhibition spaces, planetary […]

Sao Paulo’s MAM and MAC

Located in Parque do Ibirapuera, underneath the great marquee that connects most of the buildings in the park is Sao Paulo’s Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo (or MAM).  As you can see above there was a very unique photography exhibit when I was there.  After walking through the park and around the museum, […]

A Tour of Sitio Burle Marx…

Burle Marx was a Brazilian visionary landscape architect as well as a painter, ecologist, naturalist, artist… you name it, he’s done it. He is responsible for the small black and white tiles flowing like waves along the entire beach promenade.  The creative use of tiles continues throughout the city- a stunning work of art, and […]