Creator: Niemeyer, Oscar×
  • A solução definitiva = The definitive solution
    Costa, Lúcio; Reidy, Affonso Eduardo; Leão, Carlos; Vasconcellos, Ernani (1912 - 1988); Moreira, Jorge; Niemeyer, Oscar
    1938
    This document is a technical description of the architectural solution put into effect by the implementation team working on the Ministério da Educação e Saúde (MES) project designed by Lucio Costa, Oscar Niemeyer, Affonso [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111008

  • Arquitetura = Architecture
    Niemeyer, Oscar
    1944
    In this text, Oscar Niemeyer presents his project for the Pampulha complex on the outskirts of Belo Horizonte. He explains that his intention is to bring together contemporary art and technique. Niemeyer believes that visual experimentation is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110340

  • Depoimento = Testimony
    Niemeyer, Oscar
    1958
    In this text, architect Oscar Niemeyer provides an overview of his career; he asserts that the projects he designed for Brasilia and for the Museo de Caracas represent milestones in his production. Those projects—part of a radical phase in his work [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110334

  • Forma e função na arquitetura
    Niemeyer, Oscar
    1959
    In this text, Oscar Niemeyer responds to criticisms that consider his architectural projects “formalist.” He clarifies that, in his view, architecture must enjoy almost boundless visual freedom in its creative content if it is to be a work of art [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110349

  • Formação e evolução da arquitetura no Brasil
    Niemeyer, Oscar
    1946
    In describing Brazilian architecture, architect Oscar Niemeyer looks to its Portuguese origins and to the innovative modern movement spearheaded by Ukrainian-born Brazilian architect Gregori Warchavchik and urbanist Lúcio Costa, both of whom—in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 780917

  • O problema social na arquitetura
    Niemeyer, Oscar
    1955
    In this text, Oscar Niemeyer comments on the discomfort and misgivings that many people in the world of architecture feel in response to modern Brazilian architecture. “The traditionalists” long to preserve the sometimes age-old popular tradition [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110341