Nation report part 2

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Nation report part 2

  1. 1. Nation Report Part 2 Victoria Herrera History 141 Online
  2. 2. Brazilian Architecture <ul><li>Brazilian colonial architecture was derived from Portugal </li></ul><ul><li>From the 2 nd half of the 19 th century to the beginning of this century Brazilian architects were under pervasive French influence </li></ul><ul><li>Brazil attracts world wide attention as one of the country’s most characteristic art forms </li></ul><ul><li>Good examples of modern Brazilian architecture from its early period in the 1940’s </li></ul><ul><li>The best known example of modern Brazilian architecture is the new capital city of Brasilia </li></ul>
  3. 3. Brazilian Architecture <ul><li>Brazilian architecture has developed as a result of a complex cultural process and architects </li></ul><ul><li>Brazilians and immigrants have always contributed to breaking the mould of the hallowed form and style </li></ul><ul><li>Avenida Rio Branco introduced the technique of industrialized production into the architecture in Brazil </li></ul><ul><li>Architecture in Brazil has been an expression and instrument for modernization during the Colonial, Imperial, and Republican periods </li></ul><ul><li>The transformation of architecture in Brazil was brought about by the Russian architect, Gregori Warchavchik </li></ul>
  4. 4. Brazilian Architecture <ul><li>The majority of examples of colonial architecture can be found in old cities </li></ul><ul><li>Neoclassicism also has a place in Brazilian architecture </li></ul><ul><li>Brazilian architecture attracts everyone’s attention as one of the most original in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Since gold was discovered in Brazil Ouro Preto gave birth to Brazilian baroque </li></ul>
  5. 5. Sources <ul><li>www.wikipedia.org/Brazilian- architecture </li></ul><ul><li>www.travelbraziltips.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.thecoollist.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.netplaces.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.infoplease.com </li></ul>

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