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Planetarium and the Ulysses Guimaraes Convention Centre, Eixo Monumental, Brasilia

Bernardes, Sergio (1919-2002)
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 Convention Centre was designed by Sergio Bernardes.

View of Edinburgh from Calton Hill with the Dugald Stewart's Monument and St James Centre on the left and the Playfair Building on the right

Hugh Martin & Partners
NOTES: Both the Dugald Stewart's Monument and the Playfair Building, part of Calton Hill Observatory, were designed by W. H. Playfair, in 1831 and 1818 respectively. St James Centre was designed in 1964 by Ian Burke & Martin and completed in 1970 by Hugh Martin & Partners.

Radcliffe Observatory, Woodstock Road, Oxford: the spiral staircase leading to the upper gallery in the octagonal observing room at the top of the tower

Keene, Henry (1726-1776)
NOTES; Built for the University of Oxford by the Radcliffe Trustees, this observatory was begun to the design of Henry Keene in 1772, but after his death completed in 1794 to a different design by James Wyatt.

Stoke Park, Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire: the lantern dome, built as a belvedere

Nasmith, Robert (d. 1793)
NOTES: The house was begun in 1789 by Robert Nasmith, a former assistant of Robert Adam. His design was recast between 1793 and 1798 by James Wyatt and work continued on the house and the landscape until 1813. The house remained a private residence until 1908 when it turned into a country club.

Design for a new wing and observatory (third scheme) for Orwell Park, Nacton, near Ipswich, Suffolk, for George Tomline: elevations and sections

Anderson, John Macvicar (1835-1915)
NOTES: William Burn was employed by George Tomline to remodel Orwell Park during the 1850s and 1860s. Following Burn's death in 1870, John Macvicar Anderson designed the Orwell Park Observatory as an extension to the mansion in collaboration with the civil engineer Wilfred Airy. The drawing shown here was made after Burn's death.

Jantar Mantar Observatory, Jaipur: the smaller of the two giant sundials

Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II (1693-1743)