Monthly Archives: April 2018

From ‘The Brasilia of the North’ to the real Brasilia

Brasilia makes me think of my hometown of Newcastle, which is strange because the two cities really have very little to do with one another. However, the leader of Newcastle City Council from 1960-5, T Dan Smith, declared that he would build Newcastle in the image of Brasilia, to make Newcastle the ‘Brasilia of the […]