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Master Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer passes away at 104

Ministries Esplanade with several of Niemeyer's buildings: the National Congress, the Cathedral, the National Museum and the National Library, Brasilia, D.F., 2006, Brasília Congresso Nacional do Brasil (National Congress of Brazil), Brasília Palácio da Alvorada (President's Residence), Brasília, inaugurated 1958 Palácio da Alvorada, Brasília, The State Room Palácio do Planalto (President's Office), Brasília, inaugurated 1960 Cathedral of Brasília, Brasília, dedicated 1970 Cathedral of Brasília, Brasília, interior Supremo Tribunal Federal (Supreme Federal Court), Brasília Brazilian National Museum, Brasília, inaugurated at the opening of Brasília in 1960 Cultural Complex of the Republic, Brasília, exterior ramp (Photo: Agência Brasil) The Niterói Contemporary Art Museum, Rio de Janeiro, completed in 1996 Oscar Niemeyer Museum (NovoMuseu), Curitiba, Brazil Casino in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal Oscar Niemeyer International Cultural Centre, Avilés, Asturias, Spain; opened in spring 2011, forced to close due to budget cuts on December 15 of the same year