website: www.niemeyer.org.br

awards: 1988 Pritzker Prize, Pritzker Prize

Oscar Ribeiro de Almeida Niemeyer Soares Filho (born 15 December 1907 – died 5 December 2012), known as Oscar Niemeyer, was a Brazilian architect who is one of the key figures in international modern architecture. He was a pioneer in exploring the formal possibilities of reinforced concrete solely for their aesthetic impact.

His signature curved reinforced concrete forms drew inspiration from “everything he loved”
- the curved shapes of the women he sketched as a teenager in the brothels of Rio,
- the natural environment of his homeland, referencing the elliptical white beaches, sinuous rivers, mountains and curving waves,
- and the rounded towers of Brazilian baroque churches.

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Alvorada Palace

Alvorada Palace

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Location: Brasilia, Brazil
Architect/Designer: Oscar Niemeyer

Supreme Federal Court

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Location: Brasilia, Brazil
Architect/Designers: Oscar Niemeyer

Cathedral of Brasilia

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Location: Brasilia, Brazil
Architect/Designers: Oscar Niemeyer

Congresso Nacional

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Location: Brasilia, Brazil
Architect/Designers: Oscar Niemeyer

Memorial dos Povos Indigenas

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Location: Brasilia, Brazil
Architect/Designers: Oscar Niemeyer

Siege du PCF

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Location: Paris, France
Architect/Designers: Oscar Niemeyer

Casa das Canoas

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Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Architect/Designers: Oscar Niemeyer
Tancredo Neves International Airport

Tancredo Neves International Airport

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Location: Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Architect/Designer: Oscar Niemeyer

The Ball house Pampulha

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Location: Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Architect/Designers: Oscar Niemeyer

Sao Francisco de Assis Church

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Location: Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Architect/Designers: Oscar Niemeyer

Niterói Contemporary Art Museum (MAC)

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Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Architect/Designers: Oscar Niemeyer