Archive for December, 2012

Architect Oscar Niemeyer dies at 104

December 7, 2012

Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer died at the age of 104. Niemeyer, a follower of Le CorbOscar Niemeyerusier and Mies van der Rohe, was best known for his designs of the government center in Brasilia which created a new modern identity for Brazil.
To read more about Niemeyer and his legacy, go to the architecture critic Nicolai Ouroussoff’s article in the New York Times and ArchDaily where you can also view a YouTube interview with Neimeyer.