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The Denizen Works founder feels small in the heroically scaled Brazilian city
Wonder: Brasilia, 1956-60
Architect: Oscar Niemeyer. Urban planner: Lucio Costa
Nominator: Murray Kerr, Denizen Works
I visited Brasilia as a 19-year-old and it has a significant hold over me both as part of my architectural education and as time spent with my cousin.
Brasilia is not a wonder as a place or a city but as a collection of architectural and spatial experiences, it is hard to beat.
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