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Brasilia, Museo Nacional da República

Museo Nacional Honestino Guimarães, Brasilia (interior)

On December 15, 2006, when the architect celebrated 99 years,  the first building of the cultural complex, the National Museum Honestino Guimaraes - "the most important part of the project," according to Niemeyer was inaugurated.  It is a large dome with almost 90 meters in diameter (just to establish a parameter, the Oca, in Ibirapuera Park in Sao Paulo, has diameter of 75 metres), highth of 28 meters, or ten meters higher than the similar in São Paulo.

>>>  Oscar Niemeyer

 

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