Famed Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer is in critical condition with worsening kidney function, a clinic where he has been hospitalized for two weeks said Saturday.
Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer speaks with AFP during an interview in his studio in Rio de Janeiro in 2009. Niemeyer is recovering from gastrointestinal bleeding in a Rio de Janeiro hospital, his doctors said.
Niemeyer, who turns 105 next month, is "lucid and getting respiratory physiotherapy," the Hospital Samaritano in Rio told AFP in a text message.
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