Dome of Federal Senate under construction, National Congress buildings, Eixio Monumental, Brasilia
|Architect/Designer||Niemeyer, Oscar (1907-2012)|
|Artist/Photographer||Lambert, Sam (1927-1981)|
|Library Reference||AP Box 909 Niemeyer|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Parliament buildings ; Towns & cities ; Construction sites ; Domes ; Town planning ; Workers|
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. The National Congress buildings completed in 1958, comprise the Federal Senate, the Chamber of Deputies and the administrative twin Towers of Congress.
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