The Palácio Gustavo Capanema is a public building where the Ministério de Educação e Cultura (MEC) is located. The construction is an example for the modern Brazillian architecture and it was created by a group of architects that included Oscar Niemeyer, Lucio Costa and Affonso Eduardo Reidy. The consultant was the swiss Le Corbusier. The 16 floor high building is on top of a series of slender columns on the ground floor and its garden terrace was created by Roberto Burle Marx.
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