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Renowned architect remembered

Updated: 2012-12-08 08:07
By Associated Press in Brasilia, Brazil ( China Daily)

Renowned architect remembered

The Metropolitan Cathedral in Brasilia, Brazil, which was designed by architect Oscar Niemeyer, who died in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday at 104. Jamil Bittar / Reuters

Internationally renowned architect Oscar Niemeyer was being honored on Thursday with a memorial in Brasilia, the modernist Brazilian capital he helped design out of the country's vast interior plain with signature buildings of flowing concrete and grand, sweeping curves.

Renowned architect remembered

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