Oscar Niemeyer Hospitalized Again

  • 07 Nov 2012
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Only a few weeks after Oscar Niemeyer’s hospitalization, the renowned architect has been admitted, once again for dehydration, to the Samaritan’s Hospital of Rio de Janeiro.

According to the Associated Press, the 104-year old is in stable condition following the insertion of a gastric tube. The hospital statement says Niemeyer’s ”lucid and breathing without the aid of machines.” No release date has yet been set.

Story via the Huffington Post 

Cite: Quirk, Vanessa. "Oscar Niemeyer Hospitalized Again" 07 Nov 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 26 Mar 2015. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=291080>