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Oscar Niemeyer

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Oscar Niemeyer
Oscar Niemeyer in 1968
BornOscar Ribeiro de Almeida Niemeyer Soares Filho
15 December 1907(1907-12-15)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Dee'd5 December 2012(2012-12-05) (aged 104)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Alma materEscola Nacional de Belas Artes (1934)
Federal Varsity o Rio de Janeiro
ProjectsMuseum o Modren Airt in Caracas

Oscar Ribeiro de Almeida Niemeyer Soares Filho (December 15, 1907 – December 5, 2012) — kent as Oscar Niemeyer (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈɔʃkaʁ ˈnimajeʁ]) — wis a Brazilian airchitect conseedert tae be ane o the key figurs in the development o modren airchitectur. Niemeyer wis best kent for his design o ceevic biggins for Brasília, a planned ceety that acame Brazil's caipital in 1960, as well as his collaboration wi ither airchitects on the heidquarters o the Unitit Naitions in New York. His sploration o the aesthetic possibilities o reinforced concrete wis heichly influential in the late 20t an early 21st centuries.