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20th century architecture in Brazil, including work by Lina Bo Bardi, Lúcio Costa, Affonso Reidy, Oscar Niemeyer, Ruy Ohtake and others.
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Ruy Ohtake, Residencia Valinhos, 2006
Oscar Niemeyer, Edifício Copan, São Paulo.
Oscar Niemeyer, Serpentine Pavilion, London, 2002.
Affonso Reidy, Pedregulho, Rio de Janeiro, begun in 1947.
Oscar Niemeyer, Procuradoría Geral da República, Brasília, 1995–2002.
Oscar Niemeyer, Biblioteca Nacional complex, Brasília, 2006.
Oscar Niemeyer, Camino Niemeyer under construction, Niteroí, 2005.
Oscar Niemeyer, Camino Niemeyer, Niteroí, model, 2005.
Oscar Niemeyer, Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Niteroí, 1997.
Paulo Mendes da Rocha, Galeria Leme, São Paulo, interior.
Oscar Niemeyer, Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Niteroí, 1997.
Hélio Oiticica, Magic Square No. 5 – De Luxe, 1978–2000.
Oscar Niemeyer, Memorial da América Latina, auditorium interior.
Oscar Niemeyer, Memorial da América Latina, 1987–9.
Oscar Niemeyer, Memorial da América Latina, São Paulo, 1987–9.
Ruy Ohtake, Hotel Unique, 1999–2002.
Ruy Ohtake, Ohtake Cultural, São Paulo, 1995–2004.
Oscar Niemeyer, São Paulo Bienal pavilion, interior, 1951.
Roberto Gandolfi, Petróbras headquarters, Rio de Janeiro, 1969–73.
Roberto Gandolfi, Petróbras headquarters, Rio de Janeiro, 1969–73.
Rodrigo Lefèvre, Casa Dino Zamataro, São Paulo, 1971.
Oscar Niemeyer, Biblioteca Nacional complex, Brasília, 2006.
Rodrigo Lefèvre and Nestor Goulart, Casa Pery Campos, São Paulo, 1972.
Sérgio Ferro, Casa Bernardo Issler, Cotia, 1962, interior.
Sérgio Ferro, Casa Bernardo Issler, Cotia, 1962.
Flávio Império and Rodrigo Lefèvre, Casa Juarez Brandão Lopes, São Paolo, 1968.
João Filgueiras Lima (Lelé), Hospital Sarah Kubitschek, Brasília, 1980.
Vilanova Artigas, bus station, Jaú, 1973.
Lina Bo Bardi, SESC-Pompéia, São Paulo, detail, 1977. ‘Prehistoric’ holes
Lina Bo Bardi, SESC-Pompéia, São Paulo, detail, 1977. ‘Prehistoric’ holes
Lina Bo Bardi, SESC-Pompéia, São Paulo, detail, 1977. ‘Prehistoric’ holes
Lina Bo Bardi, MASP, São Paulo, 1968.
Lina Bo Bardi, MASP, São Paulo, 1968.
Lina Bo Bardi, MASP, São Paulo, 1968.
Lina Bo Bardi, MASP, São Paulo, 1968.
Lina Bo Bardi, MASP, São Paulo, 1968.
Vilanova Artigas, Casa Elza Ber
Vilanova Artigas, FAU-USP, São Paulo, 1961–9.
Vilanova Artigas, FAU-USP, São Paulo, 1961–9.
Vilanova Artigas, Casa Elza Ber
Vilanova Artigas, FAU-USP, São Paulo, interior, 1961–9.
Oscar Niemeyer, Quartel General do Exército, Brasília, 1968.
Ruy Ohtake, Brasília Shopping, 1991.
Ruy Ohtake, Brasília Shopping, 1991.
Nauro Esteves, Hotel Nacional, Brasília, 1960.
South wing superquadra blocks, Brasília, c. 1957–60
Oscar Niemeyer, Igrejinha, 1959.
South wing superquadra blocks, Brasília, c. 1957–60
South wing superquadra blocks, Brasília, c. 1957–60
South wing superquadra blocks, Brasília, c. 1957–60
South wing superquadra blocks, Brasília, c. 1957–60.
Lúcio Costa, TV Tower, Brasília, 1960.
Oscar Niemeyer, Palácio do Itamaraty, Brasília, 1958–67.
Lúcio Costa/ Oscar Niemeyer, Praça dos Tres
Oscar Niemeyer, Cathedral bell-tower, Brasília, 1958–67.
Oscar Niemeyer, Teatro Nacional, Brasília, 1960.
Oscar Niemeyer, National Congress, 1960.
Oscar Niemeyer, National Congress, 1960.
Oscar Niemeyer, National Congress, 1960.
Lúcio Costa, Pilot Plan for Brasília, competition entry, 1957.
Brasília on inauguration day, 1960, photographed by René Burri.
Affonso Reidy, Conjunto Residencial Marques de São Vicente, Rio de Janeiro, 1952.
Oscar Niemeyer, Edifício Copan, São Paulo.
Oscar Niemeyer, Edifício Niemeyer, Belo Horizonte, 1951.
Oscar Niemeyer, Casa das Canoas, Gavea, Rio de Janeiro, 1953.
Oscar Niemeyer, Casa das Canoas, Gavea, Rio de Janeiro, 1953.
Lina Bo Bardi, private house, São Paulo, 1952
Lina Bo Bardi, private house, São Paulo, 1952
Oscar Niemeyer, scheme for hotel, Pampulha
Oscar Niemeyer, Church of São Francisco de Assis, Pampulha, 1940.
Oscar Niemeyer, scheme for hotel, Pampulha
Costa and Niemeyer, Brazilian Pavilion, New York World’s Fair, 1939.
Niemeyer’s Casino, Pampulha, 1940.
Costa and Niemeyer, Brazilian Pavilion, New York World’s Fair, 1939.
Costa and Niemeyer, Brazilian Pavilion, New York World’s Fair, 1939.
Oscar Niemeyer, Casa do Baile, Pampulha, 1940.
Lucio Costa, Park Hotel, Novo Friburgo, 1940–44.
Oscar Niemeyer, Catetinho, Brasília, 1956.
Luis Nunes, Olinda water tower,1937.
Gregori Warchavchik, house, Sao Paulo, 1928
Niemeyer’s Casino, Pampulha, 1940.
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