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Brasília: Permanence and Transformations

Maria Elaine Kohlsdorf, Gunter Kohlsdorf, and Frederico de Holanda

in Contemporary Urbanism Brazil: Beyond Brasilia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032818
eISBN:
9780813039275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032818.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the history of urbanism in the Brazilian capital of Brasilia. It explains that Brasília was born from a plan created by Lucio Costa and chosen in a public competition called ... More


Conclusion: Lessons from Contemporary Brazilian Urbanism

William Siembieda

in Contemporary Urbanism Brazil: Beyond Brasilia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032818
eISBN:
9780813039275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032818.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the evolution of urbanism in Brazil. The results reveal that urban intervention projects have been used in Brazil to regenerate space ... More


Fifty Years’ Progress in Five: Brasilia—Modernization, Globalism, and the Geopolitics of Flight

Lars Denicke

in Entangled Geographies: Empire and Technopolitics in the Global Cold War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262515788
eISBN:
9780262295710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262515788.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter illustrates how the construction of Brasilia, the new capital of Brazil, marks two pivotal concepts of the Cold War technopolitics of development: Modernization and globalism. Brasilia, ... More


Tactics of the Invisible, Shadow Archives: Resistance and Filmmaking on the Outskirts of Brasilia

Gustavo Procopio Furtado

in Documentary Filmmaking in Contemporary Brazil: Cinematic Archives of the Present

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190867041
eISBN:
9780190867089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190867041.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter shifts the reflections on marginalization and visibility discussed in chapter 3 to Brasilia, the modernist capital that was built from scratch in forty-one months and completed in 1960. ... More


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