Aesthetic Paradoxes of a Definitive Niemeyer

Roberto Segre 

On turning 100 years old, something almost unheard-of in our profession, Oscar Niemeyer has definitively entered into the Olympus of confirmed professionals of the 20th century as the most well-known Latin American worldwide. Perhaps Reyner Banham was too quick to comment that we had lost the last formgiver on the death of Le Corbusier. Without a doubt, Niemeyer is the last heir to the formal and spatial codes of modernity as well as the project designer with the longest list of works built in the last century... [+]

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