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 , with ongoing projects in Brazil and Spain.  He even recently composed the song Tranquilo com a Vida, download and listen here.

Tranquilo com a vida (composed by Oscar Niemeyer)

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

Follow the break for Richard Meier and Oscar Niemeyer.

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 17 Sep 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=96298>


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