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Palacio do Planalto (Highland Palace), Praca dos Tres Poderes (Square of the Three Powers), Brasilia: the public hall with access ramp between the first and second floors

RIBA Ref No RIBA51321
Architect/DesignerNiemeyer, Oscar (1907-2012)
Artist/PhotographerPidgeon, Monica (1913-2009)
CountryBrazil
CityBrasilia
Subject Date1958
Image Date1962
ViewInterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceMonica Pidgeon Archive/Brasilia
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditMonica Pidgeon / RIBA Collections
SubjectEntrance halls ; Modernism: Form follows Function ; Town planning ; Government buildings ; Columns ; Spiral stairs ; 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.
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