APTOPIX Brazil Niemeyer

December 7, 2012 - 10:33 AM
Vera Lucia, wife of Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, left, embraces Rio de Janeiro's Mayor Eduardo Paes next to the coffin containing the remains of Niemeyer, at the "Palacio da Cidade" or "City Palace", in Rio de Janeiro, Friday, Dec. 7, 2012. Niemeyer, 104, the groundbreaking architect who designed Brazil's futuristic capital and much of the United Nations complex, died Wednesday night in Rio de Janeiro, the seaside city where he was born and where his remains will be buried. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)