News: Flying down to Rio for Gold Medal award to Niemeyer
David Rock writes about the presentation of the Royal Gold Medal to Oscar Niemeyer in Brazil: The presentation on 23 November, was a grand affair, organised - and paid for! - by the City of Rio de Janeiro. The mayor, Luiz Paulo Conde, an architect, is a long-time supporter and admirer of Oscar Niemeyer. Some 500 people were at the presentation held in the Palacio da Cidade, which (appropriately for the event) was originally the British Embassy. Built between 1942 and 1947, its interiors ...
Subscribe to the AJ from £3 per week
GET INSTANT ACCESS
for less than 46p a day
Join thousands of professionals who already subscribe to the Architects' Journal.
You’ll get instant access to read this article - and 50,000 others like it.
- Trusted industry news & analysis, wherever you need itUnlimited online access and weekly magazine delivery – now also available on iPad/iPhone
- Get ideas, get inside buildings and check precedentsBuildings Library – images, drawings and plans for exemplar projects in British architecture
- Planning & regulation – what you need to know Protect your practice - the AJ keeps you up-to-date with changes to regulations and legislation
For less than the cost of a pint you can have the magazine, iPad edition, full access to TheAJ.co.uk and the amazing AJBuildingsLibrary.co.uk. Subscribe now and experience architecture from a British perspective. The AJ - it's your journal.