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National Congress buildings, Eixo Monumental, Brasilia

RIBApix ref no RIBA40811
Architect/DesignerNiemeyer, Oscar (1907-2013)
Artist/PhotographerMalagamba, Duccio (1960-)
CountryBrazil
CityBrasilia
Subject Date1958
Image Date2008
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumDigital image
OrientationLandscape
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.

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steel, skyscrapers, concrete, town planning, parliament buildings, towns & cities, lakes, Our photographers