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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 ...

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