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Brasilia is…

A city that Colin Rowe (Collage City) defines a city like Brasilia as an anticipatory city of isolated objects and continuous voids, the alleged city of freedom and ‘universal’ society will not be made to go away and if, perhaps … Continue reading

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Brasilia and Automobiles

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 … Continue reading

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Brasilia’s Carnaval in Pictures

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The Success of the Contemporary Scene

We are in the best surf culture event of Brasilia, this is the eleventh edition of the International Festival of Contemporary Theatre scene that provided the public Brasilia on 24 August to 5 September cultural immersion for 13 days with … Continue reading

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Police and Parkour

The potential tactical Parkour, is now used by police.

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The jewel and the poet

In an interview to a journalist writing Ezio Pires, in 1966, the poet Manuel Bandeira said: “Brasilia is a jewel, it is still a city. Do not live in a jewel. But time and life, with its indispensable impurities, will … Continue reading

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