General Army Headquarters, Urban Military Sector, Eixo Monumental, Brasilia
|Architect/Designer||Marx, Roberto Burle (1909-1994)|
|Niemeyer, Oscar (1907-2012)|
|Artist/Photographer||Malagamba, Duccio (1960-)|
|Credit||Duccio Malagamba / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Town planning ; Concrete ; Squares ; Hard landscaping ; Military architecture ; Office buildings ; Obelisks ; Canopies ; Towns & cities|
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. Niemeyer designed the ensemble of buildings that make up the headquarters while Marx was responsible for the landscaping.
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