tag: Oscar Niemeyer

Norman Foster recuerda a Niemeyer

A tribute to Niemeyer by Norman Foster

Norman Foster remembers Niemeyer: “His profession was his way of living, his passion and his values. Non-negotiable issues” [ELPAIS.com / fosterandpartners.com]....

Oscar Niemeyer, 1907 - 2012

Brazil: Oscar Niemeyer (1907 – 2012)

Oscar Niemeyer died this night, after several weeks of being hospitalized for a kidney deficiency. The celebrated architect has passed away in Rio de Janeiro, the city where he was born on December 15, 1907, almost 105 years ago [elmundo.es / Jornal O Globo]....

Los 103 años de Niemeyer

Niemeyer turns 103

Oscar Niemeyer celebrates his 103rd birthday inaugurating the foundation that bears his name in Niteroi (Brazil). On the same day, another “Niemeyer Foundation” opens in Aviles (Spain) [O Globo / ELPAIS.com]....

Niemeyer recibe la medalla de las Artes y las Letras de España

Spain’s Medal of Arts and Letters to Niemeyer

“I’m grateful to Spain for the affection. It’s a bit exaggerated”. Responded like that, the 102-year-old Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, last friday (09/10/2010), when he received Spain’s Medal of Arts and Letters in Rio de Janeiro, for “his career and for having contributed to the diffusion of culture” of that Country [elmundo.es / ELPAIS.com]....

Argentina: Puerto de la Música, Rosario, Oscar Niemeyer

Rosario (Argentina): a ‘Port for Music’ by Oscar Niemeyer

Argentina > Information (renderings and plans) about “Puerto de la Musica” in Rosario, designed by Oscar Niemeyer. In the earlier months of 2010, construction’s first phase will be put out to tender. According to scheduled times, the work will be completed towards the end of 2012… [SkyscraperPage Forum]...