02. 01. 2015.

UNESCO - Brasilia, Brazil





 

Brasilia, a capital created ex nihilo in the centre of the country in 1956, was a landmark in the history of town planning. Urban planner Lucio Costa and architect Oscar Niemeyer intended that every element – from the layout of the residential and administrative districts (often compared to the shape of a bird in flight) to the symmetry of the buildings themselves – should be in harmony with the city’s overall design. The official buildings, in particular, are innovative and imaginative.

A while ago I have received a postcard showing the Supreme Federal Court, and last year I've swapped/tagged for views of the Cathedral of Brasília. I really appreciate everyone using different stamps!


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