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* Architecture: Oscar Niemeyer, Architect Who Gave Brasília Its Flair, Dies at 104

Posted by the editors on Thursday, 6 December 2012

A Legendary Modernist

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:

image: Eraldo Peres/Associated Press; article: Nicolai Ouroussoff, The New York Times

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