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Oscar Niemeyer and the architecture of Brazil

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Published by Rizzoli in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Brazil.
    • Subjects:
    • Niemeyer, Oscar, 1907- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • International style (Architecture) -- Brazil.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-224).

      StatementDavid Underwood.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA859.N5 U54 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination224 p. :
      Number of Pages224
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1087850M
      ISBN 100847816869, 0847816877
      LC Control Number94011866

      Oscar Niemeyer (b) is the last of the great, decisive, form-giving modern architects of the twentieth century. In this informal, fluid autobiography, he reveals how philosophy, politics and his many passions – including his large family, many friends, the sensuous land and open skies of Brazil, the female body, art and literature – have formed the key to his architecture and his /5(7). Admire the fluid and futuristic architecture of Oscar Niemeyer. Judge for yourself whether the world's first fully planned national capital has succeeded or failed in making Brazil the country of the future. Day São Paulo. From Brasilia, fly to São Paulo. See Niemeyer's later (and to my mind, inferior) works such as the Monument to Latin.


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