This 1969 map of Brasilia show’s the bird-like shape of the city as designed by Lucia Costa. He was hired by President Juscelino Kubitschek to design the city in what had previously been a waste land with scarce water, animals, plants or people.
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1902 - 1998
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Cities and Towns -- Brazil -- Federal District -- Brasilia; Geography -- Maps -- Brazil -- Federal District -- Brasilia;
Smolski, Chet and Costa, Lucio, "Brasilia: Map of Pilot Plan" (1974). Browse All. 487.
land use; map; Brasilia, Federal District; Lucia Costa; Brazil;