If you ever came into a little contact with architecture, you are probably more than familiar with this picture: the famous facade of the Selfridge´s in Birmingham, UK. What you´ve might not known is its author: Jan Kaplicky, Czech-born architect.
“City is NOT a problem. City IS solution”
It is a solution for the country and for the climate change issues. The cities can be
improved in the 3 years, if there are responsibility and design. This is the concept of
Jaime Lerner, a Brazilian architect and urban planner, having been mayor of Curitiba, 3 times. He has a big participation of the design of the Curitiba master plan.
Ken Yeang is a great Malaysian architect and a writer best known for environmental design solutions of skyscraper buildings.
Oscar Niemeyer was born in December 1907 and graduated from the School of Fine Art (Escola Nacional de Belas Artes) in Rio de Janeiro. He is a Brazilian architect famous for his modern architecture. He is the “father” of the reinforced concrete , explored in a different and innovative shapes and forms. His buildings are characterized for ergonomic forms and empty areas balanced in a way to create unconventional and contemporaneous spaces, with directly influence from Le Corbusier.