Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

5-1974

Description

Brasilia is a planned city that has been both criticized as a failed utopia acclaimed as a masterpiece of modernist architecture. The city is mapped out into sections forming the shape of a bird or airplane. This photograph is taken in one of Brasilia’s local commerce sectors in the ‘wings’ of the city.

Notes

http://wikitravel.org/en/Bras%C3%ADlia#b

Rights

This object from the Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications, housed by the Rhode Island College Special Collections, and any of its digital surrogates are the intellectual property of Rhode Island College. This digital object is protected by copyright and/or related rights. The digital material presented here is licensed with a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. This content can be used, shared, or adapted for educational and scholarly purposes. For permissions to use this item please contact digitalcommons@ric.edu. All uses must include appropriate attribution.

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Subject Headings

Urban economics; Cities and Towns -- Federal District -- Brasilia;

Country Name

Brazil

Region Name

Federal District

City Name

Brasilia

Keywords

city blocks; commercial streets; shops; Brasilia, Federal District;

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