Alternative Modernities: Brazil, Japan, England



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Alternative Modernities: Brazil, Japan, England



A Building in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Lúcio Costa, Oscar Niemeyer, and others (with Le Corbusier, consultant)

Ministry of Education and Health, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1936-45

Brasília, Brazil


Overall plan (Lúcio Costa, planner), 1957

Patron: President Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira


Official Government Buildings (all designed by Oscar Niemeyer), c. 1958

Plaza of the Three Powers

Congress and Secretariat Buildings

Planalto Palace and Supreme Court

Palacio da Alvarada

National Cathedral

National Theater
Other Urban Sectors

Banking Center

Superquadras

Satellite Cities



Japan


Kenzo Tange

Peace Museum, Hiroshima, Japan, 1949-55

Tokyo Bay Project, (for Tokyo, Japan) 1960

Yamanashi Press and Radio Center, Kofu, Japan, 1961-67

Arata Isozaki

Metabolist Group Scheme for a Modern City, 1963

Kisho Kurokawa

Nagakin Capsule Tower, Tokyo, Japan, 1971




England


Archigram (Warren Chalk, Peter Cook, Dennis Crompton, David Greene, Ron Herron, Michael Webb)
Oasis, 1968, drawing by Ron Herron

Plug-in City, 1964, drawing by Peter Cook




Walking City, 1964, drawing by Ron Herron


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