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    Part of an ongoing project documenting Brazil in general, and the works of architect Oscar Niemeyer in particular.
Niemeyer's Brasilia by photographer Andrew Prokos
Oscar Niemeyer is Brazil's most prolific architect, and his iconic buildings have shaped the nation's capital. Brasilia is a modernist paradise and seems to be frozen in time, circa 1960. No where else in the world has one man been given so much license to shape a city, and no where else has a city adhered to one man's vision so determinedly. The wonderful geometries of Niemeyer's work are like a playground for an architectural photographer. I found his buildings to be especially powerful at night, when their forms become even more reductive.

Andrew Prokos