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Motherboard - Oscar Niemeyer 101 - Part 1

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Watch Part 2 on VBS.TV http://www.vbs.tv/video.php?id=23347144001 In the 1950s, Brazil decided it would be a perfectly reasonable idea to move the capital to the center of the country's interior plateau (read: nowhere). To facilitate this sensible endeavor they enlisted Oscar Niemeyer - an ardent communist and proponent of modern architecture who, alongside his buddy Le Corbusier, had co-designed the UN building in New York - to build a crazy spacepod city in the middle of the planalto. Watch exclusive clips at Dell Lounge.