Canberra/Brasília: A tale of two cities

Imagine starting with an isolated piece of land in the countryside, and imagine imposing upon that land a city. A great capital city which would somehow represent the nation in all its variety. A city loaded with nationalist symbolism, of which citizens could be proud. Canberra and Brasília are two such places, beginning in the town planners’ imagination and resulting in two remarkable capital cities.

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