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Oscar Niemeyer houses

Author: Alan Hess; Alan Weintraub
Publisher: New York : Rizzoli, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The work of Oscar Niemeyer added a new perspective to Modern architecture in the twentieth century. The designer of Brasilia showed that the rhythmic, sensuous lines of Brazilian modernism were as legitimately Modern as the rectilinear lines of the Bauhaus. Now the last living Modern Master, Niemeyer is known primarily for his large-scale institutional and civic designs throughout Brazil and Europe. Yet another  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Oscar Niemeyer; Oscar Niemeyer; Oscar Niemeyer; Oscar Niemeyer
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Hess; Alan Weintraub
ISBN: 0847827984 9780847827985
OCLC Number: 68721698
Awards: Short-listed for RIBA International Book Awards 2007
Description: 231 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: The Houses of Oscar Niemeyer: Houses 1936-1953 --
Houses 1953-1961 --
Houses, 1961-2005 --
Selected houses 1940-2005: Sr. Cavalcanti House 1940 --
Oscar Niemeyer House at Lagoa 1942 --
Francisco Inácio Peixoto House 1942 --
Mrs. Prudente de Morais Neto House 1943/1949 --
Juscelino Kubitschek House 1943 --
Leonel Mirando House 1952/1955 --
Francisco Pignatari House 1953 --
Oscar Niemayer House at Canoas 1953 --
Alberto Dalva Simão House 1954 --
Edmundo Cavanelas House 1954 --
Catetinho 1956 --
Oscar Niemeyer House at Brasilia 1960 --
Anne and Joseph Strick House 1964 --
Nara Mondadori House 1968 --
Carmen Baldo House 1969 --
Glavio Marcilio House 1973 --
Carlos Miranda House 1983 --
Darcy Ribeiró House 1983 --
Sebastião Camargo House 1985 --
Marco Antonio Amaral Rezende House 1985 --
Orestes Quércia House 1990 --
Ana Elisa Niemeyer House 2005.
Responsibility: photographs by Alan Weintraub ; text by Alan Hess.
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Oscar Niemeyer is one of the greatest architects of our time. Hugely influential, his work has added a new dimension to Modern architecture in the twentieth century. This book showcases twenty-one  Read more...

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