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List of Oscar Niemeyer buildings, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Most, if not all prominent Oscar Niemeyer architecture appears on this list, including houses, churches and other structures where applicable. This list contains information like what city the structure can be found in, and when it was first opened to the public. If you want to find out even more about these famous Oscar Niemeyer buildings you can click on the building names to get additional information.

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Anhembi Sambadrome is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Oscar Niemeyer Architecture
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Anhembi Sambadrome


Anhembi Sambadrome is a Sambadrome and one of the largest outdoor venues for major events in the city of São Paulo in Brazil. It is located near the Anhembi Convention Center, one of the largest events complexes in Latin America, along the Marginal Tietê River in Santana in the northern zone of the city. It was designed by architect Oscar Niemeyer, being built and opened in 1991 for the local administration of Luiza Erundina. The Sambadrome is 530 m long and 14 m wide, has a concrete floor structural anti flooding. The venue hosts the samba schools of Carnival of São Paulo as well as up to 30,000 spectators. The Sambadrome and its spectator stands are also used as the start/finish line and ...more

Created By: Oscar Niemeyer

Style: International style

Brasilia Digital TV Tower is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Oscar Niemeyer Architecture
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Brasilia Digital TV Tower


The Brasilia Digital TV Tower, also known as cerrado flower, is a broadcast tower which made digital television signal available for the whole Federal District and surroundings. Despite having been initially planned to open to the public on April 21, 2010, as a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the City of Brasília, the tower was only inaugurated two years later on April 21, 2012. The tower has been projected by Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer and has cost R$ 75 million. The tower is 180 meters tall, from which 120 meters correspond to a concrete structure and the rest to the metallic structure of the television antenna. Moreover, two glass observatories will complete the structure. ...more

Opened: Jan 01 2012

Structural Height (m): 120.0

Created By: Oscar Niemeyer

Cathedral of Brasília is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Oscar Niemeyer Architecture
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The Cathedral of Brasília is the Roman Catholic cathedral serving Brasília, Brazil, and serves as the seat of the Archdiocese of Brasília. It was designed by Oscar Niemeyer, and was completed and dedicated on May 31, 1970. The cathedral is a hyperboloid structure constructed from 16 concrete columns, weighing 90 tons each. ...more

City/Town: Brazil

Created By: Oscar Niemeyer

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Edifício Copan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Oscar Niemeyer Architecture
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Edifício Copan


The Edifício Copan is a 140-metre tall, 38-story residential building in downtown São Paulo, Brazil. Construction began in 1952 and, following some interruptions, was completed in 1966. It is one of the largest buildings in Brazil and has the largest floor area of any residential building in the world. The building was not named after the ancient Mayan city in Honduras; the name is an acronym for its original developer, Companhia Pan-Americana de Hotéis e Turismo. The building was designed by Oscar Niemeyer's office in São Paulo; Niemeyer personally designed the famous sinuous façade design. The original project envisioned two buildings, the other being a hotel, but in the end only the ...more

City/Town: São Paulo, Brazil

Created By: Oscar Niemeyer