Happy 103rd Birthday Oscar Niemeyer

Artist Edu Krieger and Oscar Niemeyer

ArchDaily would like to wish Oscar Niemeyer a Happy 103rd Birthday today.  In 1988, at age 81, Niemeyer was awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize, together with American architect Gordon Bunshaft. Setting the pace for us all, Niemeyer continues to practice architect from his office in Rio de Janeiro, with ongoing projects in and Spain.  He even recently composed the song Tranquilo com a Vida, download and listen here.

Tranquilo com a vida (composed by Oscar Niemeyer)

Richard Meier and Oscar Niemeyer met in October and here are some photos that Richard Meier & Partners shared with ArchDaily.  We will soon be featuring an interview with Richard Meier, so be sure to keep a look out.

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Richard Meier and Oscar Niemeyer
Richard Meier and Oscar Niemeyer
Richard Meier and Oscar Niemeyer
Cite: Minner, Kelly. "Happy 103rd Birthday Oscar Niemeyer" 15 Dec 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 23 Sep 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=96298>


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