* Architecture: Oscar Niemeyer, Architect Who Gave Brasília Its Flair, Dies at 104
Posted by the editors on Thursday, 6 December 2012
GRANDEUR IN ISOLATION Brasília’s Esplanade of Ministries features some of Oscar Niemeyer’s best-known works, including the Metropolitan Cathedral, the airy crownlike structure.
Architecture: Oscar Niemeyer, Architect Who Gave Brasília Its Flair, Dies at 104: An excellent article, by the renowned architecture critic Nicolai Ouroussoff..”..Oscar Niemeyer, the celebrated Brazilian architect whose flowing designs infused Modernism with a new sensuality and captured the imaginations of generations of architects around the world..”
The article includes a slideshow, here.
See two of our posts on work by Niemeyer:
- Brasilia in Photos – 50 Buildings for 50 Years – 50 Wonderful Images
- Brasilia, Oscar Niemeyer, and Others, 50 Years Later
image: Eraldo Peres/Associated Press; article: Nicolai Ouroussoff, The New York Times
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