Brazil's Modernist Legend: Oscar Niemeyer, 1907-2012
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Copan Building, Sao Paulo. Built 1951.
In the 1950s and '60s, Niemeyer helped pioneer a Brazilian Modernist style of design characterized by organic, curving forms and the use of reinforced concrete.
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