Analysis of Copan Building Foundation Settlings, São Paulo, Brazil

Marcel Branco, Fabiana L. de Oliveira


Copan Building has been one of the most important
works of the worldwide famous Brazilian architect Oscar
Niemeyer. Since its construction, differential settlings were
observed on its foundations and they are being monitored ever
since. The identification and the development of studies about
those pathological manifestations are the focus of this paper.


Terms—building structure, Copan building, foundation settlings, Oscar Niemeyer

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