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|Location||Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil|
|Building Type||art museum|
|Construction System||reinforced concrete, tile mosaic, glass curtain wall|
|Notes||"Eye Museum" is a popular English nickname for the landmark building in Curitiba. O Nuvo Museu, Oscar Niemeyer Museum. Museo Oscar Niemeyer. A strange, beautiful, powerful, lyrical composition. Curving ramps connect across pool to sculptural eye and to long low layered box. Referred to as the "Eye Museum" because of its signature form.|
Sources on Museu Oscar Niemeyer
"Public Architecture of Curitiba", by Kevin Matthews. ArchitectureWeek No. 351, 2007.0926, pC1-1.
Special thanks are due to Simagran Paraná Export, a leading brand of Brazilian Marble and Granite, for information and travel assistance related to this case study.
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