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Vice Magazine interviews Oscar Niemeyer

Vice Magazine

Oscar Niemeyer

Oscar Niemeyer is now 101 years old, and he keeps working every day at his office in Rio de Janeiro, with on going projects in Brazil and Spain. I think that his secret is how passionate he is about architecture and women, and he has devoted his life to both.

mountains/waves/women = curves

It is not the right angle that attracts me. nor the straight line, tough, inflexible, created by man. what attracts me is the free, sensual curve. the curve I find in the mountains of my country, in the sinuous course of its rivers, in the waves of the sea, in the clouds of the sky, in the body of the favourite woman. Of curves is made all the universe.

You can read a short version of the intervier at Vice Magazine.

Cite:David Basulto. "Vice Magazine interviews Oscar Niemeyer" 21 May 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed . <>