Friday, July 24, 2009


Oscar Niemeyer + Burle Marx - Itamaraty Palace, Brasilia DF, Brazil (1962)

At the end of the week about Niemeyer in Brasilia you can see our big profile of his architecture following the link.

/// click to SEE and DOWNLOAD the pdf / Oscar Niemeyer - Itamaraty Palace

Overall view of Itamaraty palace and its gardens designed by Roberto Burle Marx

Perspective showing the Annex building on the left and Itamaraty Palace on the right, connected by a glass footbridge

View of the third floor open gallery

View of the hall and the curve mezzanine. Both panels, background and right, were designed by Athos Bulcão

View of the sculptural staircase to the mezzanine. On left you can see the little sculpture by Franz Weissmann called Transfiguração