Photos of Brasilia at 1500 Gallery

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September 8, 2010
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  Oscar Niemeyer, one of the architects behind Brasilia's grand modernist vision, stands in front of the Supreme Court. Photo by Gil Pinhero.
    Oscar Niemeyer, one of the architects behind Brasilia's grand modernist vision, stands in front of the Supreme Court. Photo by Gil Pinhero.
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  An aerial shot of the esplanade, which really does seem to make the case that Brasilia crash landed on the landscape. Photo by Nicolau Drey.
    An aerial shot of the esplanade, which really does seem to make the case that Brasilia crash landed on the landscape. Photo by Nicolau Drey.
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  A group of workers at rest on large pipes. Photo by Gervasio Batista.
    A group of workers at rest on large pipes. Photo by Gervasio Batista.
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  This nighttime shot shows the great white bowl that sits atop the National Congress. Photo by Jader Neves.
    This nighttime shot shows the great white bowl that sits atop the National Congress. Photo by Jader Neves.
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  The great geometry of the National Congress's concrete supports make a fine frame for construction workers in this photo by Gervasio Batista.
    The great geometry of the National Congress's concrete supports make a fine frame for construction workers in this photo by Gervasio Batista.
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  Workers continue constructing Brasilia with the scaffolding-clad towers of the National Congress in the background. Photo by Gervasio Batista.
    Workers continue constructing Brasilia with the scaffolding-clad towers of the National Congress in the background. Photo by Gervasio Batista.
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  Here is the incredible facade of the Supreme Court. Photo by Gervasio Batista.
    Here is the incredible facade of the Supreme Court. Photo by Gervasio Batista.
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