Friday, September 25, 2009

OSCAR NIEMEYER - JK MEMORIAL


Oscar Niemeyer - Juscelino Kubitschek Memorial, Brasilia DF, Brazil (1980)

In 1980 the Juscelino Kubistchek´s remains were placed in its new memorial building, also designed by Oscar Niemeyer. JK was the President of Brazil who made real Brasilia´s dream. After working with Niemeyer in Pampulha complex, in Belo Horizonte, he decided to call the architect to design the amazing buildings of this unique modern city.


/// click to SEE and DOWNLOAD the pdf / Oscar Niemeyer - Juscelino Kubitschek Memorial


General view pointing southwest


Overall view from south with the column in the center with JK sculpture, designed by Honório Peçanha


View of the mausoleum space. The stained glass was designed by Marianne Peretti


Transversal view of the main hall with the long window in the background. The furniture also was designed by Niemeyer


Perspective of the underground corridor