Brasilia is probably the only city that employs am expressway as the central feature of its residential areas. This represents an unabashed expression of the importance of the automobile in contemporary life. At the same time the city offers for pedestrian a number of areas that are totally removed from vehicular traffic
The highways in Brasilia have come to its own as an architectural work and are an integral element in civic design. The building is an extension of the expressway structure and is indivisible from it, every part of it relating to the design of the city as a whole.