GLIDING MASTER PLAN

(Plano Piloto Planador)
2009
Sculpture
Fibreglass and balsa wood

An airplane model built using as a blueprint the original urban plan of Brasilia by the architect Lucio Costa. The experiment aims to test if the project a new capital of Brazil, that promised to lift the agrarian country into modernity, was eficient from the aeronautical perspective. ONe of the versions of the plane was designed in collaboration with a team of aeronautical engineers from the University of Brasilia (UnB).

 
 

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