Friday, October 1, 2010

LUCIO COSTA + OSCAR NIEMEYER - MES


Lucio Costa + Oscar Niemeyer - Ministry of Education and Health (MES), Rio de Janeiro RJ, Brazil

The complete design team was also integrated by Le Corbusier, Carlos Leão, Jorge Moreira, Affonso Reidy and Ernani Vasconcelos. Roberto Burle Marx designed the landscape while Cândido Portinari the murals.

Know more about this building in Lucia Costa´s words following this link to a reportage in Portugues: vitruvius.com.br/


/// click to SEE and DOWNLOAD the pdf / Lucio Costa + Oscar Niemeyer - Ministry of Education and Health (MES)


View from north


View of MES forecourt and colonnade in the background, pointing southeast


Colonnade aerial view


Circular staircase between ground and first floor with the elevators in the background


The Brises-soleil generate a better distribution of light inside