Brasilia, Distrito Federal, Brazil — The Central Highlands
—[President Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira, the founder of Brasilia] —
Projeto do arquiteto Oscar Niemeyer foi inaugurado em 12 de setembro de 1981 em homenagem a Juscelino Kubischek de Oliveira, fundador de Brasilia. Abriga biblioteca com trēs mil volumes que pertenceram a JK, atém de objetos pessoais, fotos, videos e vários documentos. Os painéis da recepção e da câmara mortuaria são obras de Althos Bulcão. O vitral que se encontra acima da uma funerária é de autoria da artista francesa Marianne Peretti. A estátua de JK esculpid por Honório Peçanha mede 4,50 metros e pesa 1.500 quilos.
This Oscar Niemeyer project, was inaugurated on September 12, 1981. It is dedicated to the memory of Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira, the founder of Brasilia. It holds JK’s personal library heap, comprising about 3,000 books. Besides, it keeps a great deal of JK’s belongings, photographs, video cassettes among many documents. The panels on the reception area and surrounding the tomb are Athos Bulcão works. The stained glass window above the catafalque is a work by the French artist Marianne Peretti. A column over the memorial holds a statue of JK (4.5 meters and 1,500 kg), sculpted by Honório Peçanha.
Erected by Distrito Federal do Brazil.
Location. 15° Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Praça do Cruzeiro, Brasilia, Distrito Federal 70312, Brazil.
More about this marker. The Memorial is on the city's "Monumental Axis" (Exio Monumental), across the road on the south from Praça Bunti and the Memorial dos Povos Indigenes, and on the north from Praça do Cruzeiro. The marker is off the sidewalk near the Memorial's south entrance between Via N. Um Oeste and Via S. Um Oeste.
Also see . . .
1. Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira. (Submitted on January 18, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. About Brasilia. (Submitted on January 19, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Tomb; architecture; Sara Luisa Gomes de Sousa Lemos Kubitschek; "o Fundador"; Praça do Cruzeiro
Categories. • 20th Century • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Notable Buildings • Notable Persons • Politics • Settlements & Settlers •
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