Geometry

The exhibition shows some of the Pilot Plan's somewhat unconventional angles, revealing the pure forms in the design of its buildings, roads, and gardens.

By Instituto dos Arquitetos do Brasil - Departamento Distrito Federal

Museu (2017-04-23) by Joana FrançaInstituto dos Arquitetos do Brasil - Departamento Distrito Federal

Geometry

structural form as a project strategy

Tribunal Superior Eleitoral by Bento VianaInstituto dos Arquitetos do Brasil - Departamento Distrito Federal

The audacity of the form is also the audacity of the structure. The act of building the designs demands a previously unexplored sophistication from the material and some previously undiscovered solutions from the estimating engineer. 

Catedral by Bento VianaInstituto dos Arquitetos do Brasil - Departamento Distrito Federal

"The form of the cathedral is, in theory, enclosed by a series of tangent surfaces: the truncated cone, the pseudosphere area, two (internal) arced areas, and, in the highest part, an area with a one sheet circular hyperboloid." (CARDOZO, 1958).

Memorial dos povos indígenas by Bento VianaInstituto dos Arquitetos do Brasil - Departamento Distrito Federal

Estádio Mané Garrincha (2019-09-11) by Joana FrançaInstituto dos Arquitetos do Brasil - Departamento Distrito Federal

Universidade de Brasília (2011-05-16) by Joana FrançaInstituto dos Arquitetos do Brasil - Departamento Distrito Federal

Jardins da Universidade de Brasília (2016-12-09) by Joana FrançaInstituto dos Arquitetos do Brasil - Departamento Distrito Federal

Teatro Nacional (2018-07-08) by Joana FrançaInstituto dos Arquitetos do Brasil - Departamento Distrito Federal

Igrejinha (2016-11-27) by Joana FrançaInstituto dos Arquitetos do Brasil - Departamento Distrito Federal

The structure, as it is a form, seems finally to disappear before the viewer, who is surprised by the "lightweight yet solid and surprisingly durable forms, consequently often regarded as Surrealist". (WISNIK, 2004.)

Hospital Sarah - Lago Norte by Bento VianaInstituto dos Arquitetos do Brasil - Departamento Distrito Federal

LBV by Bento VianaInstituto dos Arquitetos do Brasil - Departamento Distrito Federal

Igreja Nossa Sra. da Paz by Bento VianaInstituto dos Arquitetos do Brasil - Departamento Distrito Federal

JK by Bento VianaInstituto dos Arquitetos do Brasil - Departamento Distrito Federal

"But it was in Brasilia that my architecture became freer and more rigorous" (NIEMEYER, 1978)

Jardim Burle Marx, Eixo monumental by Bento VianaInstituto dos Arquitetos do Brasil - Departamento Distrito Federal

and the corners?

Forms have more freedom in urban design. The fluidity in the plan becomes a fluidity in the flow—of vehicles, not pedestrians—leading to long thoroughfares with no intersections and few stoplights.

Praça do Cruzeiro by Bento VianaInstituto dos Arquitetos do Brasil - Departamento Distrito Federal

Jardins aquáticos do Palácio do Itamaraty by Bento VianaInstituto dos Arquitetos do Brasil - Departamento Distrito Federal

Praça dos Cristais (2010-04-09) by Joana FrançaInstituto dos Arquitetos do Brasil - Departamento Distrito Federal

Praça dos Cristais (2011-10-08) by Joana FrançaInstituto dos Arquitetos do Brasil - Departamento Distrito Federal

Praça das Fontes, Parque da Cidade (2016-12-09) by Joana FrançaInstituto dos Arquitetos do Brasil - Departamento Distrito Federal

Parque da cidade by Bento VianaInstituto dos Arquitetos do Brasil - Departamento Distrito Federal

Praça Portugal by Bento VianaInstituto dos Arquitetos do Brasil - Departamento Distrito Federal

Parque Nacional de Brasília ou Parque da Água Mineral by Bento VianaInstituto dos Arquitetos do Brasil - Departamento Distrito Federal

Praça dos Cristais (2017-08-29) by Joana FrançaInstituto dos Arquitetos do Brasil - Departamento Distrito Federal

Parque infantil de quadra by Bento VianaInstituto dos Arquitetos do Brasil - Departamento Distrito Federal

Piscina do Brasília Palace Hotel by Bento VianaInstituto dos Arquitetos do Brasil - Departamento Distrito Federal

Fontes da Torre de TV by Bento VianaInstituto dos Arquitetos do Brasil - Departamento Distrito Federal

Meteoro - Palácio Itamaraty by Bento VianaInstituto dos Arquitetos do Brasil - Departamento Distrito Federal

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