Oscar Niemeyer

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About Oscar Niemeyer Oscar Ribeiro de Almeida Niemeyer Soares Filho (born December 15, 1907) is a Brazilian architect who is considered one of the most important names in international modern architecture. He was a pioneer in exploring the formal possibilities of reinforced concrete solely for their aesthetic impact.His buildings are often characterized by being spacious and exposed, mixing volumes and empty space to create unconventional patterns and often propped up by pilotis. Both lauded and criticized for being a "sculptor of monuments" , he has been praised for being a great artist and one of the greatest architects of his generation by his supporters . Among his numerous famous works there are the many public buildings he designed for the city of Brasília, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, The United Nations Headquarters in New York City (with others), etc.

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7. Miguel Nicolelis 12000
8. Emídio Brasileiro 10545
9. Drauzio Varella 10000
10. Adib Jatene 6670
11. Oscar Niemeyer 6436
12. JoséTeixeira 4835
13. Herculano Pires 2234
14. Landell deMoura 2022
15. Paulo Freire 1784

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39. Jabir ibn Hayyan 7899
40. Farouk El-Baz 7690
41. Abdul Qadeer Khan 6945
42. Adib Jatene 6670
43. Oscar Niemeyer 6436
44. Nasir Khusraw 6326
45. Mylswamy Annadurai 6244
46. Jalal ad-Din Rumi 5594
47. Salman F. Al-Aoudah 5375

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