"Here then, is what I wanted to tell you of my architecture. I created it with courage and idealism, but also with an awareness of the fact that what is important is life, friends and attempting to make this unjust world a better place in which to live." - Oscar Niemeyer
The iconic modernist architect with a love of curves, started every project with a sketch of the female form that eventually morphed into a building. With his death on Wednesday, the world lost one of its greatest creative visionaries.