Ministry of Education and Health (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) : Close view of east façade, depicting projecting upper bay

Creator:
Costa, Lúcio, 1902-1998
Le Corbusier, 1887-1965
Niemeyer, Oscar, 1907-2012
Published/Created:
Rua da Imprensa, Rio de Janeiro, Sudeste, Brazil
1937-1943
Physical Description:
238 ft (height)
Date Depicted:
8/1/1991
1900 AD - 1949 AD
Materials:
concrete
glass
Notes:
In 1936 Niemeyer joined the team assembled by Costa to design the Ministry of Education and Health (1937-1943; now the Palácio da Cultura). The team included Affonso Eduardo Reidy, Jorge Moreira, Leão and Hernani Mendes de Vasconcelos, who were all at the
Variant Titles:
Palácio da Cultura
Topics:
Architecture -- Brazil -- 20th century -- (YVRC)
Period/Style:
Modern
Modernist
Culture:
Brazilian
Accession Number:
1A1-NO-ME-A3
Genre:
architecture (AAT)
public buildings: government office buildings (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Sculptures, Models, & Architecture
Rights:
Copyright Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Yale Community Only
Digital:
architectural exteriors construction buildings; public buildings; ministries
Source Creator:
Gilchrist, Scott
Source Title:
Archivision Base Collection
Source Created:
2878 Chamonix, Montreal QC
Archivision, Inc.
8/1/1991
Source Note:
Purchase, Visual Resources Collection, May, 2011; photographer Scott Gilchrist
Yale Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Digital Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Local Record Number:
4152
OID:
10091178
PID:
digcoll:2307642