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René Burri. Brasilia: Photographs 1958-1997

Editore: Scheidegger and Spiess
ISBN 10: 3858813079 / ISBN 13: 9783858813077
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Titolo: René Burri. Brasilia: Photographs 1958-1997

Casa editrice: Scheidegger and Spiess

Legatura: Hardcover

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Last year marked the fiftieth anniversary of the inauguration of Brazil?s capital Brasilia. Designed by architects Lúcio Costa and Oscar Niemeyer, it has since become one of the most famous and widely studied urban planning projects. Niemeyer?s cathedral, Catedral Metropolitana Nossa Senhora Aparecida; his building for the national parliament, the Congresso Nacional; and the city?s 707-foot television tower have become icons of twentieth-century architecture. The entire city, marked by its cross-shaped layout and vast open spaces, was named a UNESO World Heritage site in 1987.

René Burri, an internationally celebrated Swiss-born photographer and member of the legendary Magnum agency, visited the city for the first time on a long journey around South America in 1958, when most of Brasilia was a vast building site. He returned many times over more than thirty years, documenting the growth and development of this urban utopia. Besides documenting the buildings in various stages of completion, Burri took portraits of Niemeyer and his workers and photographed Brasilia?s street scenes and people: workers with their tools, machinery and building materials, pedestrians on the newly finished streets and squares, and aerial views from the air of the city?s first slums abutting brand-new blocks of residential buildings. His images capture the strong sense of a new era and a vibrant atmosphere of hard work and strain; they reflect the huge dimensions of the landscape and the great scale of this project and its ambition to design and build a new capital?and fill it with life.

Complete with an essay by eminent architect and scholar of architectural history Arthur Rüegg, René Burri. Brasilia marks the city?s fiftieth anniversary and allows readers to look at an extraordinary city through the eyes of an exceptional photographer.


René Burri was educated in the renowned photography class at the Zurich School of Art and Design and became a highly renowned photographer in the heyday of photojournalism, contributing to many important international magazines. He lives and works in Paris and Zurich.

Arthur Rüegg was formerly professor of architecture and building construction at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. He has published widely on architecture and architectural history and is a renowned expert on Le Corbusier.

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