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Freedom of the Press Monument / Gustavo Penna

Freedom of the Press Monument / Gustavo Penna
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Praça Central - Paranoá, Brasilia - Federal District, Brazil
  • Design Team

    Alexandre Bragança, Augustin de Tugny, Fernando Arruda Guillen, Norberto Bambozzi
  • Trainees

    Alessandra Valadares, Carolina Soares, Luiza Martini, Paulo Menicucci, Priscila Dias de Araújo, Roberta Vasconcellos
  • Total Area

    42.000m 2
  • Area

    7000.0 sqm
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

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Text description provided by the architects. The Free Press Monument is a gesture in glass.

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Crystal clear, solid, but as delicate as freedom itself. It represents a perennial fight and reflects the culture of our people, based on common sense.


Comes from there this translucent, dynamic shape which tears the space in two moments:

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One for advancing in the facts, in the truth, and another, free to expose itself and speak loud at the world.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

That is how a spot on the federal capital emerges in order to shelter the International Press Center but, mostly, it is introduced, the home for the symbol of all journalists.

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Cite: Cristian Aguilar. "Freedom of the Press Monument / Gustavo Penna" 22 Jul 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884