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Niemeyer: Key works of a Brazilian icon

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The following is a list of some of the best known works by Brazil's star architect Oscar Niemeyer, a creative genius who died Wednesday at the age of 104, after designing more than 600 projects during career that spanned seven decades. 

View of the Brazilian Congress in Brasilia ©AFP PHOTO/Evaristo SA

The Church of Saint Francis of Assisi, in Pampulha, a suburb of the southeastern Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte. The church was built in 1943 as part of a complex that includes a casino, a dance hall and restaurant, a yacht club, and a golf club distributed around an artificial lake.

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