Athos Bulcão and the Architecture of Brasilia

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  • Rafael Miura Bonazzi Studio 161

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.52200/43.A.Z15N6G7E

Keywords:

Modern Movement, Modern architecture, Modern housing

Abstract

This essay aims to show Athos Bulcão’s artworks integrated into architecture in Brasilia, his career and partnership and the significance of his work as a precious legacy for the city. The artwork of Athos Bulcão not only reveals beauty and colors but an architectural identity that reflects a successful partnership between modern architecture and fine arts in Brazil. Brasilia is the high mark of modern movement where Athos Bulcão became a unique artist with the skill to amalgamate his art into architecture.

How to Cite

Bonazzi, R. M. (2010). Athos Bulcão and the Architecture of Brasilia. Docomomo Journal, (43), 52–55. https://doi.org/10.52200/43.A.Z15N6G7E

Published

2010-11-01

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Section

Essays

Author Biography

Rafael Miura Bonazzi, Studio 161

Architect and urbanist (Universidade de Brasília, 2004), Master in History of Architecture (University of Tokyo, 2008), currently works at Studio 161, in Brasilia.

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