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Oscar Niemeyer travelled to the United States to be part of the international team working on the design of the headquarters of the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Niemeyer’s ‘scheme 32’ was approved by the Board of Design, but he eventually gave in to pressure by Le Corbusier, and together they submitted project 23/32 (developed with Bodiansky and Weissmann), which combined elements from Niemeyer’s and Le Corbusier’s schemes, but was primarily based on Niemeyer’s scheme.