Notes on the Geography of Brazil: Brasilia: Photo 3
Costa, the planner responsible for the grand axis and more, was, like Niemeyer, a hardcore supporter of modern architecture. The neocolonial architecture filling Brazil's other cities "was inauthentic and incapable to expressing the yearning for modernisation and internationalisation which accompanied the affirmation of Brazilian identity..."
See Montezuma, p. 186.
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