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Sao Paulo’s incredible yet oft-drab skyline is about to benefit from a massive boost of color that is a tribute to Oscar Niemeyer.
Last week Brazilian architects protested Brasília’s engagement with Singapore’s Jurong Consultants to devise a new urban master plan for Brazil’s capital.
As we countdown to the new year, here are some of the top 10 moments in sustainable design during 2012.
This has been an emotional week for Brazil as its people, including Daniela Mercury said good-bye to one of its most incredible citizens: Oscar Niemeyer.
A giant of modernist architecture, Oscar Niemeyer passed away last night in a Rio de Janeiro hospital just 10 days shy of his 105th birthday.
Oscar Niemeyer is reported to be in serious condition at a Rio de Janeiro hospital, suffering from dehydration.
Since Oscar Niemeyer’s Converse shoe collection debuted 10 days ago in Brazil, the blogosphere has been abuzz about the fashion line of five different shoes that benefits his eponymous foundation.
After treatment for pneumonia, the 104-year-old Oscar Niemeyer wants clearance from his doctors to go home, saying that he wishes to continue working on his current projects.
Since the 1980s the architect Gustavo Penna has integrated the environment, neighborhood, and culture into his style.
A half century after Brasília's bombastic debut, this magnificent UNESCO site is in danger of landing on UNESCO's endangered list. Brazil has got to preserve its shining mid-century star.
Two years ago I said that Brazil will define this decade, and 20 percent into the 2010s, I am sticking to my guns. From energy to architecture, Brazil IS the world's stage.
While Brasília is his best known work, other buildings Oscar Niemeyer has designed stand tall around the world. Happy 104th birthday to a global treasure!