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Eduardo Kobra / tribute to Oscar Niemeyer

Life art and architecture meet in the large and colorful mural created by street artist Eduardo Kobra, Complimentary Oscar Niemeyer, the Brazilian architect who passed away last December at the age of 104.

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Architecture

ARCHITECT OSCAR NIEMEYER

A life devoted to architecture, until the last moment at the age of 104 years. A 'architecture as a means to achieve prosperity: "What matters is not architecture, but life, friends and this unfair world that we must change" and never lived as a job but as a pleasure "Architecture is a hobby, one of my joys: create form new and creative that reinforced concrete suggests, discover it, multiply it, insert it into the most advanced technique. This is for me to invent the show architecture ".

These are the words of Oscar Ribeiro de Almeida Niemeyer Soares Filho known as Oscar Niemeyer known as "father of Brasilia" the great Brazilian architect born in Rio de Janeiro on 15 December 1097, who died on 5 December last, 10 days before turning 105. , who left an indelible mark on the world thanks to his works, designing some of the most famous modernist buildings of the twentieth century and becoming a pioneer in the exploration of the constructive and expressive possibilities of reinforced concrete (working for several years with Le Corbusier).

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