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Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Building: Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi
Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Architect: Oscar Neimeyer
Completion: 1996
Structural Engineer:Bruno Contarini
Lighting: Peter Gaspar

AE Interests: winding slabs, radial structure, prestressed concrete, triplex glass plates, reflecting pool at base to give feeling of lightness

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Written by Jordan Galloso

September 11, 2015 at 6:50 pm

Posted in Built

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