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  Modern waves brings a new tide to Brazil's
Seattle TimesModern waves brings a new tide to Brazil's concrete jungleSeattle TimesAn aerial shot of the S-shaped modernist Edifcio Copan apartment building in So Paulo. The landmark Oscar Niemeyer building fueled a revival of an area of Brazil's most populous city that was once feared and avoided but now... (DADO GALDIERI/NYT) ...
Posted on 6 October 2017 | 4:01 pm
  FAI offers glimpse into treasures - ANSA
ANSAFAI offers glimpse into treasuresANSAIn Milan, Palazzo Mondadori in Segrate, near Milan, designed by Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, will open its doors, along with the theater Piccolo Teatro. The famous monastery in the southern town of Padula near Salerno will also be opening ...and more »
Posted on 6 October 2017 | 9:20 am
  Bold, Inventive, And Sometimes Hideous:
Co.Design (blog)Bold, Inventive, And Sometimes Hideous: NYC's Love Affair With ConcreteCo.Design (blog)Real estate in the Big Apple moves fast, which makes the city especially rich when it comes to architectural styles. On a single block, you might find a classic 19th-century Brownstone next to a banal 21st-century condo, a Colonial clapboard house ...
Posted on 5 October 2017 | 6:53 am
  Mansion Global Daily: The State of the
Mansion GlobalMansion Global Daily: The State of the Manhattan Luxury MarketMansion GlobalA wavy apartment tower, built by Oscar Niemeyer in the 1950s, has become a key figure in the revitalization of downtown Sao Paulo. The Edifício Copan, a 5,000-person building once called the largest residence in Latin America, fell into disrepair ...
Posted on 3 October 2017 | 1:21 pm
  4 Classic Seats See Clever Reissues -
Interior Design4 Classic Seats See Clever ReissuesInterior DesignProduct: Oscar. Standout: Named for fellow Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, who gifted one of the armchairs to his daughter on her wedding day, the 1953 design is resurrected in the original Brazilian walnut and cane. Oscar by Sergio Rodrigues for ...
Posted on 2 October 2017 | 3:01 pm
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  London's Serpentine Pavilion and 3
Amanda Levete has just been commissioned to design Melbourne's second annual MPavilion, which takes its inspiration from the Serpentine Pavilion in London. As London prepares to host its 15th annual Pavilion this year, what do these projects and others like them have in store for 2015? London's annual Serpentine Pavilion was launched in 2000 and has seen temporary art galleries built by ...
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 7:33 am
  Video Interlude: Travel to the Concrete City
Photo via Vimeo Brasília, the city Oscar Niemeyer helped design in the late 1950s, was built in three years with 1 million cubric metres of concrete and 100,00 metric tones of steel. Although it's often cited as a bewildering...
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 11:45 am
  Art Meets Graft as Prosecutor Haul Goes on
There’s a touch of intrigue about the 15 works of art occupying two rooms in the Oscar Niemeyer Museum in Curitiba, Brazil: All were seized in the course of the biggest corruption scandal in the nation’s history. The museum, in Brazil’s south, has received more than 200 pieces seized by police on suspicion of being used to launder money. Among them are creations by Salvador Dali and ...
Posted on 1 April 2015 | 7:30 am
  Art Meets Graft as Prosecutors' Haul
The museum, in Brazil’s south, has received more than 200 pieces seized by police on suspicion of being used to launder money. Among them are creations by Salvador Dali and internationally acclaimed Brazilian contemporary artists such as Miguel Rio Branco. Because the Carwash corruption investigation, involving more than a decade of bribes and kickbacks at state-controlled oil company Petroleo ...
Posted on 31 March 2015 | 8:00 pm
  MoMA Unveils Major Latin American
For the first time in 60 years, MoMA surveys a dynamic period in Latin American architecture.
Posted on 31 March 2015 | 11:07 am
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  Brasilia: How Brazil's capital became an
To create his city of the future, Kubitschek assembled a dream team. Lucio Costa was appointed as planner, working with Oscar Niemeyer, Brazil's most acclaimed architect and a friend of Kubitschek's, and landscape designer Robert Burle Marx. Kubitschek ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 10:00 pm
  Kelly Lamb Prepares to Pop Up at MOCA Grand
Her aesthetic is heavily inspired by Sacred Geometry, Viennese Secessionism, the Arts and Crafts Movement and architects such as Buckminster Fuller and Oscar Niemeyer. Lamb's work is emblematic through the use of clean, angular, geometric lines ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 3:53 pm
  21 First Drafts: 21 First Drafts: Oscar
First Drafts is a series exploring the early work of our architectural icons, examining their careers through the lens of their debut projects. Occasionally unexpected but always insightful, these undertakings represent their initial, finished buildings as ...
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 8:41 am
  21 First Drafts: Oscar Niemeyer's Grande
First Drafts is a series exploring the early work of our architectural icons, examining their careers through the lens of their debut projects. Occasionally unexpected but always insightful, these undertakings represent their initial, finished buildings as ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
  Shadows in São Paulo
São Paulo is full of high-rises, and they all have doors. I tried a few. The view from the roof of the sinuous 38-floor Oscar Niemeyer-designed Copan building yielded no clues. The restaurant near the top of the 46-floor Edifício Itália offered a ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
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  UN: Niemeyer design work at UN is legacy to
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer's work in designing the United Nations headquarters complex in New York "stands as his legacy to the world."
Posted on 6 December 2012 | 10:05 am
  Oscar Niemeyer, Brazilian architect, dies at
Architect Oscar Niemeyer, who recreated Brazil's sensuous curves in reinforced concrete and built the capital of Brasilia on the empty central plains as a symbol of the nation's future, died on Wednesday. He was 104.
Posted on 5 December 2012 | 4:40 pm
  Oscar Niemeyer, Brazilian architect, has
The spokeswoman for a Brazilian hospital says famed architect Oscar Niemeyer has died at age 104.
Posted on 5 December 2012 | 4:35 pm
  Brazil remembers famed architect with vigil,
The city where architect Oscar Niemeyer was born 104 years ago said goodbye Friday with a public vigil, flowers and, yes, samba.
Posted on 5 December 2012 | 9:35 am
  Brazil's Niemeyer getting worse, doctors say
The hospital that's treating famed Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer says the 104-year-old has gotten worse.
Posted on 19 November 2012 | 10:03 am
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  JudithNCharles: Warmth and class // The Alta
JudithNCharles: Warmth and cl! // The Alta Chair by Brazilian arc%&ect Oscar Niemeyer #inspired #interior… https://t.co/1EQI2pIf1K
Posted on 23 October 2017 | 11:34 am
  thearchdigest: #architecture #interiordesign
thearchdigest: #arc%!^ecture #interiordesign #deco *%~e of Oscar Niemeyer's final designs will be built in Germany https://t.co/c8TUTE61es
Posted on 23 October 2017 | 11:34 am
  CarverUNA: RT @UNAUK: The original @UN
CarverUNA: RT @UNAUK: The original @UN Secretariat building was designed by Oscar Niemeyer and Le Corbusier (Image: UN Photo) #UNfacts 22/24 https://…
Posted on 23 October 2017 | 11:34 am
  architecturemee: #architecture
arc#%*#ecturemee: #arc#%*#ecture #interiordesign #deco *&#e of Oscar Niemeyer's final designs will be built in Germany https://t.co/Vs1xLTK1HT
Posted on 23 October 2017 | 11:34 am
  GrandDesignsIND: "My architecture is
GrandDesignsIND: "My arc*@ecture is easy to understand and enjoy, I hope it also is %% to forget." – Oscar Niemeyer #Quotes #Art… https://t.co/8jboH5RRMG
Posted on 23 October 2017 | 11:34 am
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  Open Question: Quem foi Oscar Niemeyer?
resumido pf!!!
Posted on 7 May 2014 | 12:13 am
  Resolved Question: Passe as frases da voz
1- Chico Buarque wrote Leite Derramado. 2- Lúcio Costa and Oscar Niemeyer designed Brasilia. 3- The Panama Canal links the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. 4- Man-made chemicals are destroying the ozone layer. 5- Antibiotics do not do the work. *Em inglês
Posted on 12 March 2014 | 1:02 pm
  Resolved Question: Was oscar Niemeyers
I need help on his question
Posted on 19 November 2013 | 10:08 am
  Resolved Question: Does anyone have The
It's a building by Oscar Niemeyer, to be more specific. I need photos of the key drawings, such as the plans, section, plans etc but I have trouble finding them on the internet. Been searching for them in books but I found none. Please help!
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 9:38 pm
  Resolved Question: Help with passive task?
2- Rewrite the sentences in passive voice; a) We are destroying the forests b) You should avoid junk food c) They have not protected the environment d) They will hold the 2014 World Cup in Brazil 3 - Rewrite the sentences in passive voice: a) Man-made chemicals are destroying the ozone layer b) Oscar Niemeyer designed the Museum of Contemporary Art, in Niteroi. c) The Panama Canal links the Atlantic and Pacific oceans d) Technology will rule the world
Posted on 1 April 2013 | 4:00 am



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