Creator: Costa, Lúcio×
  • 1951: depoimento de um arquiteto carioca
    Costa, Lúcio
    In an article written in 1951 entitled “Depoimento de um arquiteto carioca” [Testimony of an Architect from Rio de Janeiro], Lúcio Costa describes Le Corbusier’s visit to Brazil in 1929, his plan for the city’s urban layout, and what he [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110348

  • A crise da arte contemporânea
    Costa, Lúcio
    In this lecture, Lúcio Costa discusses the crisis facing contemporary art as a result of the changes wrought by the Industrial Revolution. He explains the intense nature of the reproduction and circulation of a work of art and discusses its audience [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110342

  • A solução definitiva = The definitive solution
    Costa, Lúcio; Reidy, Affonso Eduardo; Leão, Carlos; Vasconcellos, Ernani (1912 - 1988); Moreira, Jorge; Niemeyer, Oscar
    This document is a technical description of the architectural solution put into effect by the implementation team working on the Ministério da Educação e Saúde (MES) project designed by Lucio Costa, Oscar Niemeyer, Affonso [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111008

  • Considerações sobre arte contemporânea
    Costa, Lúcio
    This text by Lucio Costa discusses the “unpredictable” nature of Brazilian architecture. In it, Costa develops a far-reaching theory of modern art and architecture to which the visual form is the sine qua non. The visual-formal component [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110999

  • Max Bill e a arquitetura brasileira vistos por Lucio Costa : oportunidade perdida
    Costa, Lúcio
    Lúcio Costa discusses Max Bill’s lecture, the text of which was published in Habitat magazine. It was a controversial article that prompted a great deal of discussion at the time. Costa highlights the differences he sees in modern Brazilian [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110331

  • Razões da nova architectura
    Costa, Lúcio
    A poetic essay expressed in a manifesto style in which the author, Lúcio Costa, calls for a new kind of architecture derived from innovative construction techniques. He describes the current period as transitional and notes that while proletarian [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110344

  • Relatório do plano pilôto de Brasília = Beschreibung des Orientierungs fuer Brasilia
    Costa, Lúcio
    This is the architect and urban planner Lúcio Costa’s report on his pilot plan for the new capital city of Brasilia. He explains that it is a schematic proposal based on a solution that occurred to him “fully formed,” although it is an idea [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110343

  • Uma escola viva de Belas Artes
    Costa, Lúcio
    In this article, Lucio Costa discusses the changes he believes are necessary to facilitate an understanding of modern architecture: changes that while not necessarily rejecting the past do not conform to the academic point of view. The article [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1075423