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Lùcio Costa

Lùcio CostaBorn: 27-Feb-1902
Birthplace: Toulon, France
Died: 13-Jun-1998
Location of death: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Architect

Nationality: Brazil
Executive summary: Designed the city of Brasilia

With architect Oscar Niemeyer, Costa was lead urban planner on the project to build Brasilia (1956-60), and perhaps the most to blame for the way it turned out.

    University: Architecture, Escola Nacional de Belas Artes, Rio de Janiero, Brazil (1924)
    Administrator: Manager, Escola Nacional de Belas Artes, Rio de Janiero, Brazil (1930 for one year)

Selected edifices:
Apartment Blocks, Guinle Park (1954, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)



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