Correios or ECT, (Brazilian Post and Telegraph Organisation), Federal District, Brasilia

RIBApix ref no RIBA40869
Architect/DesignerJoao Fortes Engenharia
Niemeyer, Oscar (1907-2012)
Artist/PhotographerMalagamba, Duccio (1960-)
Subject Date1977
Image Date2008
StyleModern Movement
MediumDigital image
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Duccio Malagamba / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The city of Brasilia was planned and developed in 1956 with Lucio Costa as chief urban planner and Oscar Niemeyer as principal architect. It formally became the capital of Brazil in 1960 and is the seat of all three branches of the Brazilian government.

Subject tags

office buildings, skyscrapers, town planning, towns & cities, post offices