Oscar Niemeyer - biography

Who is Oscar Niemeyer?

Born in 1907-12-15 Rio de Janeiro - died in 2012-12-05 Rio de Janeiro

Brazilian architect specializing in international modern architecture; Throughout the 1940s, '50s and '60s he established himself as one of the greatest modernism architects. During the 1950s while Brasilia was starting to develop, Oscar Niemeyer made incredible amounts of contributions to the country by designing many important buildings in Brasilia. He is a pioneer in exploring the formal possibilities of reinforced concrete solely for their aesthetic impact.

Recommended sights of Oscar Niemeyer

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