The Popular Theatre's hall during the inauguration day in Niteroi, Brazil on Thursday, April 5, 2007. The event marked the beginning of the commemorations for the architect’s 100th birthday celebrated on December 15.The Popular Theater is 1,000 square meters and seats a capacity of 350 spectators. The city of Niteroi, across the bay from Rio, is building Niemeyer's most extensive project since Brazil's futuristic capital, Brasilia, which he and friend Lucio Costa built in the late 1950s. Ten buildings, including a Catholic cathedral and Baptist church, a theater and the Niemeyer Foundation building, will form part of the “Caminho Niemeyer" (Niemeyer Way) in Niteroi.  (image by Giuseppe Bizzarri)
The Popular Theatre's hall during the inauguration day in Niteroi, Brazil on Thursday, April 5, 2007. The event marked the beginning of the commemorations for the architect’s 100th birthday celebrated on December 15.The Popular Theater is 1,000 square meters and seats a capacity of 350 spectators. The city of Niteroi, across the bay from Rio, is building Niemeyer's most extensive project since Brazil's futuristic capital, Brasilia, which he and friend Lucio Costa built in the late 1950s. Ten buildings, including a Catholic cathedral and Baptist church, a theater and the Niemeyer Foundation building, will form part of the “Caminho Niemeyer" (Niemeyer Way) in Niteroi.
©Giuseppe Bizzarri
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