Institutional PARTNERS

Guiding Architects Network
Guiding Architects is the leading international network for professionally guided architecture tours. Insight Architecture has been a member of the network since 2016.

Fundação Oscar Niemeyer
The Oscar Niemeyer Foundation is an information and research center that promotes an appreciation of architecture, urbanism, design and plastic arts, as well as the preservation of the modern architectural heritage in Brazil. Insight Architecture offers tours to Casa das Canoas and other sites in collaboration with the Foundation.

Studio X Rio de Janeiro - Columbia GSAPP
Studio X brings together professionals, academics, policymakers, students, and the general public to address our most pressing urban challenges. Studio X is particularly interested in how cross-cultural, cross-disciplinary, and cross-continental exchanges can affect and inform each other in the face of ongoing urban transformations of the city, the country and Latin America.

Swissnex Brazil
Swissnex Brazil is a nexus for knowledge exchange. It creates opportunities by hosting out-of-the-box events, working under several mandates for a diverse set of clients, connecting thought leaders, and offering a global perspective and local expertise within Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and the rest of Brazil.

Rio Criativo
Rio Criativo is a center of innovation which stimulates growth, sustainability and entrepreneurialism in the creative economy of Rio de Janeiro. In 2016, GA Rio de Janeiro was selected to be part of the incubator Rio Criativo and moved its office to their co-working space in center of Rio de Janeiro for one year.

Plural Projetos Singulares
Architecture office in Rio de Janeiro with the founders of GA Rio de Janeiro/Insight Architecture.


Travel & Architecture INFOrmation

The world's most influential architecture, interiors and design magazine.

Archdaily Brazil
O site de arquitetura mais visitado do mundo. The most visited architecture website in the world (only in Portuguese).

This site lists the best local experiences of Rio de Janeiro - best enjoyed after a tour with Insight Architecture. 

Plus 55
Your bridge to Brazil: the first online platform dedicated to delivering news and opinions about Brazilian politics, business, daily life and ideas to an English speaking audience.


Partnering Hotels

Mama Ruisa Boutique Hotel
Mama Ruisa is a unique guesthouse with an exotic Brazilian feel and an exquisite French touch. It is located in the green hills of Santa Teresa. Mama Ruisa offers Insight Architecture tours to its guests.


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Belmond Copacabana Palace
"An art deco masterpiece set amidst Rio’s urban jungle. Belmond Copacabana Palace is the crown jewel on the world's most iconic beach. Since its doors swung open in 1923, this landmark hotel has entertained the rich and the famous. A cosmopolitan way of life meets old-world glamour." The Copacabana Palace offers Insight Architecture tours to its guests.

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Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort
The Sheraton Grand Rio is the city’s only beachfront resort with an extensive recreational area, spa, and amenities. Its lush, landscaped grounds are set above a white-sand beach fronting the tropical South Atlantic. The Sheraton offers Insight Architecture tours to its guests.

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Rio Othon Palace
Facing Copacabana beach, Rio Othon Palace features a rooftop pool with excellent views of the Sugarloaf Mountain. The Rio Othon Palace offers Insight Architecture tours to its guests.

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Sofitel Ipanema
The Sofitel Ipanema is located in a stately building directly facing the beach with a view of Arpoador, Ipanema and Leblon beaches and the majestic Morro Dois Irmãos mountains. Sofitel Ipanema offers Insight Architecture tours to its guests.

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Grand Hyatt Rio de Janeiro
The Grand Hyatt is located in the heart of Barra da Tijuca, nested between the ocean, the lagoon and the mountains, just across the street from Reserva Beach. Grand Hyatt offers Insight Architecture tours to its guests.

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