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Architect Designed Exuberant, Optimistic Places

by Edward Lifson
Dec 6, 2012 (All Things Considered) — Pritzker Prize-winning architect Oscar Niemeyer is virtually responsible for the strikingly modern look of Brazil's capital and co-led the team that designed the U.N. building in New York City. Neimeyer died Wednesday in Rio de Janeiro at the age of 104.

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