Museu de Arte de SP, a 1968 concreto e estrutura de vidro projetada por Lina Bo Bardi, cujo principal corpo é suportado por duas vigas laterais mais um 74 metros autônomas espaço, considerado um marco da cidade e um símbolo principal da arquitetura moderna brasileira.
Lina Bo Bardi's Glass House (Casa de Vidro), Brazil (1950-51) Intended to symbolise rebirth and renewal, the modernist building is constructed from sheer glass panels. The columns are pilotis, allowing the landscape to flow under the building. Bo Bardi deliberately excluded a balcony from the designs so as to encourage those in residence to go outside into the magnificently verdant surroundings.
Lina Bo Bardi, icon of modernist architecture in Brazil. Born in Italy, moved to São Paulo in 1946 because it had a profound effect on her creative thinking. While becoming a naturalized citizen in 1951, she completed her first project, also served as her home, “Glass House”, south of São Paulo. Now national architectural monument. Known for use of items associated with advanced manufacturing techniques. Structure composed of steel tubes, slabs, other structural elements of reinforced…
Prolific Midcentury Brazilian Architect Lina Bo Bardi is Having a Moment
Lina Bo Bardi, one of the rare female greats included in the annals of midcentury modern architecture, is being showcased by displaying a bevy of the architect's process documents included in the massive museum survey Latin America in Construction: Architecture 1955-1980 set to open at MoMA next week.
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Architect: Lina Bo BardiCompleted: 1968 "Lina Bo Bardi is a Brazilian architect of Italian descent. She invented the concept of 'poor architecture.' [This museum] almost looks like a factory, or a piece of infrastructure�but in order to create various possibilities for cultural programs. Half of the gallery is below ground, creating a big public square on top, where you overlook the city. And because the other half of the gallery is encased in a glass box, hanging under a giant red concrete…