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Al­though Ozzie is best known for his sem­i­nal work in shapely beauty Brasília as well as in­ter­na­tional oeu­vres, the Rio na­tive left a legacy in­tact in his home town – the 1930s Pala­cio Ca­panema (now the Min­istry of Education and Health) / Rua da Im­prensa, 16 / Cen­tro / 2279 8089 / orig­i­nally de­signed by Le Cor­bus­ier was an early tri­umph; trop­i­cal mid-cen­tury mod­ern Casa das Canoas / Estrada das Canoas, 1246 / São Con­rado / 3322 0642 / casadas­canoas / was built for his fam­ily in 1953 be­fore their ex­ile dur­ing Brazil’s dic­ta­tor­ship; and the façade of the Museu de Arte Con­tem­porânea / Mi­rante da Boa Vi­agem / Niterói / 2620 2400 / mac­ / is for ar­chi­tec­ture buffs a wor­thy pil­grim­age across the bridge to the city of Niterói.

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