Brazil's Modernist Legend: Oscar Niemeyer, 1907-2012
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Brazilian National Congress, Brasilia. Built 1958. Elected president in 1956, with the slogan "50 years progress in five," Juscelino Kubitschek set out to create a modern new capitol in Brazil's remote interior. Kubitschek tapped Niemeyer to design several of Brasilia's initial buildings, including the government buildings at the heart of the city in "Three Powers Square."
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