File photo of the National Congress designed by Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer is seen during Culture Week in Brasilia

 
File photo of the National Congress designed by Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer is seen during Culture Week in Brasilia
An image is projected on the towers of the National Congress, which was designed by Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, during Culture Week in Brasilia in this November 9, 2012 file photo. Niemeyer, a towering patriarch of modern architecture who shaped the look of modern Brazil and whose inventive, curved designs left their mark on cities worldwide, died late on December 5, 2012. He was 104. Niemeyer had been battling kidney ailments and pneumonia for nearly a month in a Rio de Janeiro hospital. His death was confirmed by a hospital spokesperson. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino/Files