TCHAU, Maestro! – Tribute to Oscar Niemeyer

(source: http://www.nst.com.my/latest/oscar-niemeyer-brazilian-architect-dies-at-104-1.182111) RIO DE JANEIRO: Architect Oscar Niemeyer, who recreated Brazil’s sensuous curves in reinforced concrete and built the capital of Brasilia on the empty central plains as a symbol of the nation’s future, died on Wednesday. He was 104. A spokeswoman for the Hospital Samaritano in Rio de Janeiro confirmed Niemeyer’s passing but did not…