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Mount Roraima, on the triple border point of Venezuela, Brazil and Guyana

Mount Roraima, on the triple border point of Venezuela, Brazil and Guyana

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Brasilia, Brazil. Brasilia, a capital created ex nihilo in the centre of the country in 1956, was a landmark in the history of town planning. Urban planner Lucio Costa and architect Oscar Niemeyer intended that every element – from the layout of the residential and administrative districts (often compared to the shape of a bird in flight) to the symmetry of the buildings themselves – should be in harmony with the city’s overall design.

Brasilia, Brazil. Brasilia, a capital created ex nihilo in the centre of the country in 1956, was a landmark in the history of town planning. Urban planner Lucio Costa and architect Oscar Niemeyer intended that every element – from the layout of the residential and administrative districts (often compared to the shape of a bird in flight) to the symmetry of the buildings themselves – should be in harmony with the city’s overall design.

Fotoexplorer | Marcio Cabral » BONITO E JARDIM | MATO GROSSO DO SUL | BRASIL

Fotoexplorer | Marcio Cabral » BONITO E JARDIM | MATO GROSSO DO SUL | BRASIL

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