A view of the Museu de Arte Contemporanea in Niteroi by architect Oscar Niemeyer as seen in situ from a distance. Uma visão do Museu de Arte Contemporânea, - Purchase a framed print of this photo or license the high-resolution image.
Architect Oscar Niemeyer was 89 years old when he designed the cliffside Niteroi Contemporary Art Museum in Rio de Janeiro, which opened in A wide, winding slope brings visitors to the entrance, 33 feet above the ground.
The Catedral Metropolitana Nossa Senhora Aparecida in the capital of Brazil is an expression of the architect Oscar Niemeyer. This concrete-framed hyperboloid structure, seems with its glass roof to be reaching up, open, to heaven.