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Author Andreas, P

Title Oscar Niemeyer : Eine Legende der Moderne / A Legend of Modernism
Edition Second edition
Published Basel : Birkhäuser, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (144 pages)
Series Birkhäuser Generalstandingorder
Birkhäuser Generalstandingorder
Contents Oscar Niemeyer (1907-2012) -- eine Legende der Moderne / Oscar Niemeyer (1907-2012) -- a legend of Modernism; Bildtafeln / Portfolio; Essays und / and Interviews 1953-2003; Die Kurven des Lebens -- ein Interview mit Oscar Niemeyer / The curves of life -- an interview with Oscar Niemeyer; Oscar Niemeyer und die brasilianische Tradition der Moderne / Oscar Niemeyer and Brazilian Modernism; Ordnung und Fortschritt. Der Stadtplaner Oscar Niemeyer / Order and progress. Oscar Niemeyer, urbanist
Summary The Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer (1907-2012) is a twentieth century classic. He became world renowned for planning and building the capital Brasilia, which was declared a World Heritage Site in 1987. In 1988 he was awarded the Pritzker Prize. His buildings are deeply respectful of the site and are characterized by an unmistakable, almost Baroque design impulse. Niemeyer, who was highly prolific up until his death, is one of the most productive architect's in history and designed over 600 buildings. This second and revised edition of "Oscar Niemeyer: A Legend of Modernity" has a new prefa
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Subject Niemeyer, Oscar, 1907-2012 -- Exhibitions.
Niemeyer, Oscar, 1907-2012 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Niemeyer, Oscar, 1907-2012.
Architecture -- Brazil -- Exhibitions.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Exhibition catalogs.
Exhibition catalogs.
Form Electronic book
Author Rapin, Georges.
Cavalcanti, L
ISBN 303821082X
9783038210825 (ebk)
9783038214489 (paperback)