Oscar Niemeyer (1907-2012)
Oscar Niemeyer passed away five year ago
DATE: 5/12/2017
Docomomo International wishes to remember the architect Oscar Niemeyer that passed away five year ago. who convey the most sincere condolences at the passing of the great Portuguese architect Nuno Teotónio Pereira, to his family and friends.

"Architect Oscar Niemeyer was born on December 15, 1907, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Niemeyer landed his first major project in 1941, planning buildings for the Pampulha Architectural Complex. His designs were noted for their free-flowing forms. Other projects included working on the United Nations building and designing the Contemporary Art Museum in Niterói and major buildings in the capital city of Brasília. Niemeyer died in Rio de Janeiro on December 5, 2012, at age 104."

To know more about his life: website