Monday, September 21, 2009


Oscar Niemeyer - Military College (Colégio Militar), Brasilia DF, Brazil (1976)

Continuing with Brasilia´s West Axis week, today we present this huge military building, with its inclined expressive parasols. As we are used to see on Niemeyer´s project the concrete is the main material.

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Perspective of the west façade. The concrete inclined parasols are the icon of this building

View of the northwest corner pointing southeast

View of the entrance pointing northeast

Auditorium west façade

Lateral view of the auditorium pointing north