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Calouste Gulbenkian Museum

Lisbon, Portugal
by Pedro Cid, ...

The Calouste Gulbenkian Museum was founded in conformity with Calouste Gulbenkian's last will and testament, the museum accommodates the art collection of the similarly-named Foundation, that includes ancient and, some, modern art. The buildings are part of their own isolated campus in Palhavã in..

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This project for a summer home is a result of an order that from conditions in terms of program: a big living room, connected to an office area; a service area with space for light meals attached to the kitchen; a private area with two small bedrooms and a suite with an incorporated sauna; a..

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The project faces the landscape of the Atlantic coast as a great refuge of long concrete walls, interrupted only by large windows that open onto the landscape. A vision that contrasts with the visual lightness in front of the heavy prefabricated concrete walls that make up the house. A 3,600 m2..

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The Boa Nova Tea House

Leça da Palmeira, Portugal
by Alvaro Siza

The Boa Nova Tea House is one of Siza's earliest commissions. Fernando Tavora had won the competition for the project and passed it onto Alvaro Siza. The house is located close to Siza's home town and is connected to the nature due to the architect's intimate familiarity with the landscape. This..

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Tree Snake House

Pedras Salgadas, Portugal
by Rebelo de Andrade, ...

The project for tree houses was developed by architects Luís Rebelo de Andrade and Tiago Rebelo de Andrade in partnership with the Modular System Company. The idea was to get an object that would be far away from the orthogonality and from pre-established concepts associated with the modular..

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Employment Office

Dessau, Germany
by Walter Gropius

In 1927 Walter Gropius won a competition tendered by the city of Dessau for the design and construction of the Employment Office. His winning design is characterized by the same goal of rationalization that prevailed in economics, even at the time.

Gropius designed two different building..

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Fieger House

Dessau, Germany
by Carl Fieger

This is the private house of Bauhaus architect Carl Fieger. It was built in 1927 during the construction of the nearby Törten Estate. The house is located above an old gravel pit which was used for the Törten Estate and spared Fieger the excavation for the basement.

The house is the only..

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Steel House

Dessau, Germany
by Richard Paulick, ...

The Steel House, which stands right next to House Fieger, was commissioned by the municipality of Dessau and built during the first phase of the construction of the Törten Estate. It was completed in spring 1927. Georg Muche, Master of Painting at the Bauhaus designed the house together with the..

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