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National Congress – Brasilia, Brazil

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Building: National Congress
Location: Brasilia, Brazil
Architect: Oscar Niemeyer
Construction: 1960

AE Interests: 27 stories, 5 sided in plan with 2 angled facades coming to a point between the towers, the towers are also connected by a 3 story bridge, the white dome covers the senate chamber and the inverted dome covers the chamber of deputies.

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Written by Kristen Rioux

November 8, 2018 at 1:22 pm

Posted in Built

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