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Cuadra San Cristóbal

Mexico City, Mexico
by Luis Barragán

Boasting the modernist architectural touch of famous Pritzker Prize winner, Luis Barragán, Cuadra San Cristobal is a triumph of geometry, and displays the power of earthen tones, and the genius of simplicity. Cuadra San Cristobal has the ability to make the outdoors become intertwined with the..

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The headquarters of the Spanish Cultural Heritage Institute are located in Madrid, Spain. In 1965 Fernando Higueras and artist Antonio Miró were commissioned for the project of the restoration. The building of reinforced concrete is inscribed in a circle of 40 meters of radius divided in 30 main..

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For the company IBM Fisac build one of his buildings with greater urban vocation. The protection from the heat of the afternoon sun – a priority for the company after the experience with one of their American headquarters designed by Saarinen – encouraged him to try out several types of..

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Edificio Princesa

Madrid, Spain
by Fernando Higueras, ...

This UNIQUE building was designed in 1975 by the architects Fernando Higueras Díaz and Antonio Miró Valverde to house military houses. In the Universidad - Palacio neighborhood, also known as the Maravillas neighborhood. Higueras and Miró designed these floors, commissioned (in 1973) by General..

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One of the most impressive constructions by the architect Sáenz de Oiza is the Torres Blancas building in Madrid, one of the masterpieces of the style known as Spanish extreme organicism. Through this project, Spanish architecture of the time aimed to demonstrate its will to excel, and the..

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The Church of Our Lady of the Rosary of the Philippines is a brutalist-style Catholic church located at 40 Calle del Conde de Peñalver in Madrid (Spain). It was built between 1967 and 1970 by the architect Cecilio Sánchez-Robles Tarín and renovated by the architect Manuel Mateo Sanz in 1989. Its..

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The houses are masterful exercises in restraint, allowing flexibility for the uses and celebrating the landscape from the terrace.

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The first order for this house came from friends of the architect who wanted to build a prefabricated house from a catalog. In response, Simounet took up the challenge of presenting them with a project with the same surface area (around 50 m2) and price. It was necessary to combine intimacy and..

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