Art & Exhibition

Paulo Mendes da Rocha

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Is this a piece of an Airplane, a Zeppelin, or a Flying Saucer , or maybe a chimera of an Airplane, a Zeppelin and a Flying saucer? it can be one of three or some of the three depending on the viewpoint.

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This magnificent vessel made of concrete, ready to take off, is the envelope of the Sau Paulo Athletic Club gymansium (Brazil) "Clube Atlético Paulistano" which was created by the Brazilian architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha. (Photo © José Moscardi).