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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Brasília, Centro-Oeste, Brazilen_US
dc.coverage.temporal1956-1960 (creation)en_US
dc.creatorNiemeyer, Oscaren_US
dc.creatorCosta, Lúcioen_US
dc.date1956-1960en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-05-07T19:29:55Z
dc.date.available2013-05-07T19:29:55Z
dc.date.issued1956-1960en_US
dc.identifier214523en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 187en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/121890
dc.descriptionClose angle view of top corner of ministry building, depicting a wall of brise-soleil blinds (note patterns created from various stages of open and closed vertical blinds); In his elegant and original designs for the main public buildings of Brasília, Niemeyer produced a grand-scale architectural expression of Costa's lucid urban plan, with five identical ten-storey ministerial blocks marching up each side of the Esplanada dos Ministérios to the Congresso Nacional at the apex of the Praça dos Três Poderes, flanked by the Supreme Court and presidential offices. Nothing can be added or taken away from the conceptual whole of Niemeyer's design, which here gives formalism an urban as well as an architectural mode. Source: Grove Art Online; http://www.groveart.com/ (accessed 12/2/2007)en_US
dc.format.mediumsteel; concrete; glass; metalen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectural exteriorsen_US
dc.subjectCity planningen_US
dc.subjectideal citiesen_US
dc.subjectModernisten_US
dc.subjectInternational Style (modern European architecture style)en_US
dc.titleMinistry Buildingsen_US
dc.title.alternativeEsplanade of Ministriesen_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A1-NO-B-1-C2en_US
vra.culturalContextBrazilianen_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling)en_US
vra.worktypelegislative buildingen_US
vra.worktypeoffice buildingen_US
dc.contributor.displayLúcio Costa (Brazilian architect, 1902-1998); Oscar Niemeyer (Brazilian architect, born 1907)en_US


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