Parque Brigadeiro Eduardo Gomes, or Flamengo Reclaim Park, Rio de Janeiro


Related people
Mason White (was created by)
Roberto Burle Marx (landscape architect)
Date
1961
Description
The official name of this park is "Parque Brigadeiro Eduardo Gomes", but locally it is called simply Aterro (the Reclaim). This is the largest landscape project in Brazil with 1.2 million square meters of land reclaimed from Guanabara Bay, in 1960. The park holds many sports and recreation areas, marinas, and attractions, including the Museum of Modern Art, the Carmen Miranda Museum, and a monument to Brazilian soldiers that died in World War II. Keywords: Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, planned landscapes, urban gardens, lawn, grass pattern, wave pattern, site and landscaped elements, outdoor spaces, walkways, palm trees, parks, Flamengo Reclaim Park, Aterro do Flamengo, Parque do Flamengo, Flamengo Park. Submitted by Mason White.
Style/Period
1960s (1960 - 1969)
Material
grasses
herbaceous plants
deciduous shrubs
trees