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|Palácio Gustavo Capanema|
|Rua da Imprensa 16|
Rio de Janeiro RJ Brazil
| - office|
| - government|
| - highrise|
| - stilts|
| - modern|
| - glass|
| - steel|
| - aluminium|
| - concrete (plain)|
| - concrete, reinforced|
| ||Heights|| ||Value||Source / Comments|| |
|Top floor||236 ft|
• Architects: Carlos Leão, Ernani Vasconcellos, Affonso Eduardo Reidy, Jorge Machado Moreira, Le Corbusier, Lúcio Costa, Oscar Niemeyer.
• Gardening: Roberto Burle Marx.
• Paintings: Cândido Portinari.
• Home of the Ministry of Education and Health (also the building's original name), the building is now named after a prominent minister from the 1930s and 1940s.
• An early example of Le Corbusier influences of Modernism at a large scale, the design was a team effort led by Oscar Niemeyer and Lúcio Costa, th building was asked to be near coast, but this never happened.
• The first highrise building in the world to have a glass facade.
• In 2003 UNESCO gave the building the status of Historic Heritage of Mankind.
• Lobby of 9m.
• One of the fisrt buildings in world using brise-soleil againt Sun Radiation on North Facade.
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