Thursday, August 20, 2009

OSCAR NIEMEYER - METROPOLITAN CATHEDRAL


Oscar Niemeyer - Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), Brasilia DF, Brazil (1959)

As you can see, this week we are showing those cultural projects located in Brasilia´s Monumental Axis, between the Political area and the Fun area. There you can find this iconic building, the original Cathedral made of white concrete.

/// click to SEE and DOWNLOAD the pdf / Oscar Niemeyer - Metropolitan Cathedral


View of the Cathedral space bellow the huge stained glass roof designed by Marianne Peretti


Upward view of the entrance staircase


Detail of the end of the roof concrete structure


Overall view from east


Nigth view of the complex with the baptistry on left and the bell tower on right