Architect Oscar Niemeyer

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Cathedral of Brasilia

Brazil mourns its famed architect, who designed the South American nation's futuristic capital and much of the United Nations complex, among countless other works. He died Dec. 5 at age 104. See gallery

Tourists walk among the statues of the apostles in front of the Cathedral of Brasilia, an architectural landmark created by architect Oscar Niemeyer, in the center of Brasilia, Brazil. Read Niemeyer's obituary.

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Esplanade of Ministries

The government Esplanade of Ministries is shown in Brasilia, Brazil in 2007. The boulevard features some of Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer's most famous works. To the left is his most recent design, the Republic Museum.

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National Congress building

The National Congress building, designed by Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, is seen in Brasilia, Brazil in 2007. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Niteroi Contemporary Art Museum

The Niteroi Contemporary Art Museum, designed by Oscar Niemeyer overlooks the famed landmark Sugar Loaf, left, in Niteroi, Brazil, October 5, 2007

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Ibirapuera Auditorium

The Ibirapuera Auditorium is a theater located in Ibirapuera Park in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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Oscar Niemeyer Foundation building

People attend the inauguration of the Oscar Niemeyer foundation building in Niteroi, Brazil, December 15, 2010