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Brazil's Modernist Legend: Oscar Niemeyer, 1907-2012

Catedral de Brasilia

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Catedral de Brasilia

Cathedral Brasilia. Built 1958. Despite being a lifelong atheist, some of Niemeyer's most iconic structures were Catholic churches.

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