Architect Designed Exuberant, Optimistic Places

Dec 6, 2012
Originally published on December 6, 2012 6:40 pm

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.