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While Niemeyer's architecture is interesting, Costa's city planning proved that Corbu's approach to the same subject was flawed, to say the least. Brazilians were reluctant to move to the new capital when it was first built, but it was defined as the seat of government, so its growth was guaranteed. Juscelino Kubitschek, a communist at heart, was president in the 50s, and forced the construction of the city, putting it on a fast track to ensure its commitment was irreversible by the time his term ended. In the short term, the rush to complete resulted in sloppy work and unfinished buildings, such as the cathedral.