Chamber of Deputies and National Congress buildings, Eixo Monumental, Brasilia
|Architect/Designer||Niemeyer, Oscar (1907-2012)|
|Artist/Photographer||Pidgeon, Monica (1913-2009)|
|Library Reference||Monica Pidgeon Archive/Brasilia|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Monica Pidgeon / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Towns & cities ; Town planning ; Government buildings|
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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