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Oscar Ribeiro de Almeida Niemeyer Soares Filho (born December 15, 1907) is a Brazilian architect specializing in international modern architecture. In the 1940s, '50s and '60s...

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  • Oscar Niemeyer Was One of the Most Futuristic Architects of All Time

      News Source: io9 | 8 days ago
    A legendary figure of modern architecture, Oscar Niemeyer (19072-2012) lived through the 20th century, designed more than hundred buildings, and planned and designed the federal capital of Brasilia, Brazil with Lucio Costa...The Brazilian Pavilion at
  • Building a case for birds

      News Source: Japan Times | 9 months ago
    Many people would consider Stonehenge in southwest England or the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt which both date from around 4,600 years ago among the crowning glories of human achievement. In Japan, Kyoto's 14th-century Rokuon-ji (Temple of the
  • LACMA's future unfurls in Peter Zumthor's design

      News Source: Los Angeles Times | 11 months ago
    Imagine you are heading east on Wilshire Boulevard, in a car or on foot. As you approach Wilshire and Fairfax Avenue, you see the rounded, gilded corner of the former May Co. building and Renzo Piano 's travertine-wrapped Broad Contemporary Art
  • What your $700 coffee-table book really says about you

      News Source: The Globe & Mail | over 1 year ago
    Story The subject matter may be different art-world darling Banksy and compelling portraits of freckled faces by Reto Caduff at Colette versus James Bond and The Life and Love of Cats at Indigo but the placement of these time-intensive tomes before
  • Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2012

      News Source: Arizona Daily Sun | over 1 year ago
    The Associated Press The Associated Press 2 hours ago    Associated Press Neil Armstrong would always be taking that first step onto the moon, and Dick Clark was forever "the world's oldest teenager." Some of the notables who died in 2012 created
  • The Walkie-Talkie: battle of the bulge on Fenchurch Street

      News Source: The Guardian | over 1 year ago
    Fenchurch Street, AKA the Walkie-Talkie, looms over the City of London. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg/Getty "Big thinkers," declares the billboard at the foot of 20 Fenchurch Street, "need big floors." Looming over this declaration, swelling
  • Brazilian architect Niemeyer to be buried in Rio

      News Source: | over 1 year ago
    Brazil's beloved architect Oscar Niemeyer will be buried in Rio de Janeiro. The 104-year-old Niemeyer's body is being viewed at the City Palace in Rio, and a private funeral will be held later Friday. Niemeyer designed the government buildings in the
  • Oscar Niemeyer: The last of the 20th century's great heroes of architecture,...

      News Source: The Independent | over 1 year ago
    The passing of the last of modern architecture's great mid-20th century heroes closes the book on an extraordinary architectural period whose various radical social and political intents have evaporated from the mindsets of the 21st century's

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