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The 100 Houses project

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
by Vann Molyvann

The 100 Houses project in Sihanoukville was completed in 1967 to house workers of the National Bank of Cambodia, is a collection of 100 identical houses on the outskirts of Phnom Penh.

The buildings are inspired by traditional Cambodian wood houses but rendered in refined modern detail. Some..

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The 9G buildings were slated for demolition by the city. Six partially occupied town houses were rehabilitated and converted into subsidized Co-ops giving previous tenants the first opportunity for purchase. Each floor, originally divided into two very small studio units, was transformed into an..

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The Ada Bridge

Belgrade, Serbia
by Peter Gabrijelčič

The construction of an inner urban expressway ring around Belgrade is one of the city's biggest contemporary projects, and it is bound to be a significant generator of urban development for the capital city and the wider region. A ride or a walk along the new 'city boulevard' will open up new..

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Project 19: Purl Rendering
Client: 891. Anna
Location: Boston, USA.

Apartment buildings are an integral part of the real estate scenario. With major cities getting increasingly crowded, getting individual houses to live in is a luxury which only a few can afford. For the others, there are..

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The Arch

Genk, Belgium
by Colectivo Warehouse

The Arch was a cultural project developed in a research and technological park in the Waterschei mine, located in Genk, Belgium. This project was coordinated by Constructlab, a European network that Warehouse is part of. In the activation phase the space worked as a temporary research laboratory..

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Europe is real, but structurally open and indefinable. The European integration has created a system of supranational entities in relation to the idea of post-nationalism: blurred cognitive sketches perhaps and real “things”, solidly built and tied together. What is the architecture that..

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The Armour Plated Hospital

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
by Studio nonstop

The emergency military medical centre consists of four close-set pavilions protected by architectural armour- plating with a camouflage finish. The building was designed by the Sarajevo-based Studio nonstop.

It is located in the Rajlovac military barracks in Sarajevo, which date from the..

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The Atheneum

New Harmony, USA
by Richard Meier

New Harmony's Atheneum is the visitor center for New Harmony, Indiana. It is named for the Greek Athenaion, which was a temple dedicated to Athena in ancient Greece. Funded by the Indianapolis Lilly Endowment in 1976, with the help of the Krannert Charitable Trust, it was opened on October 10,..

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The Bata Library

Peterborough, Canada
by Ronald Thom

Ronald Thom (1923-1986) designed the masterplan of the Trent University campus in Peterborough and a series of buildings scattered on the premises. The Bata Library was located at the core of the campus, with the intention to become its focal point, dramatically overseeing the Otonabee river. The..

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The renovation of the historical outdoor pool complex “Les Bains de Géronde” is designed as a renaturalization of the shore, recreating a sensible connection to the lake. The new pools are conceived as two water surfaces hovering slightly over the lake of Géronde with stairs and boardwalks..

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This story is about the relationship between buildings and communities: what it has been, what it is, what it could have been, and what it could still be. It unravels over the last seventy years, and looks at the next thirty.

Anchored in three localities defined by modernist buildings created..

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The Beehive

Wellington, New Zealand
by Sir Basil Spence

The Beehive is the common name for the Executive Wing of the New Zealand Parliament Buildings, located at the corner of Molesworth Street and Lambton Quay, Wellington. It is so-called because of its shape is reminiscent of that of a traditional woven form of beehive known as a skep. It is..

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The Bežigrad Stadium

Ljubljana, Slovenia
by Jože Plečnik, ...

At the beginning of the 20th century, Slovenia saw the emergence of two major gymnastic societies promoting both sports activities and political issues: first the liberal Sokol Society and then the Orel Society, a Catholic organisation modelled on the Sokol Society and its mass sports gatherings. Add to a collection

The Black Barn

Šentrupert, Slovenia
by Peter Gabrijelčič

The property is situated on the edge of a small village on top of a hill, and consists of farm land, forest, residential building, barn house, apiary and wooden pavilion used as a tool shack. The owner of the Black Barn is a successful Slovenian businessman who spends some of his spare time in..

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The Black Villa Savoye

Canberra, Australia

The architect, Howard Ragatt of the firm Ashton Raggatt McDougall designed the building for AIATSIS. Controversy surrounds this building with the claim that part of the rear of the building is a copy of pioneer architect Le Corbusier's 1920's Villa Savoye. The building cost $13.7 million.

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The Blue Lagoon (Icelandic: "Bláa Lónið") geothermal spa is one of the most visited attractions in Iceland.

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Braided Valley is an urban revitalization intervention in the river canyon that passes through the city of Elche from North to South creating a longitudinal park.

Due to the irrigation upstream and irregular rainfall, Vinalopó river only flows abundantly in autumn,when impetuous overflows..

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Reconciling public access, safety and wildlife conservation in a way that transforms these ambitions into an iconic structure, the Brick Pit Ring is beautiful in its simplicity and poetic in its vision. Built, it is an exemplar of construction within a fragile site.

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The Bridge of the Slovak National Uprising, commonly referred to as Most SNP or the UFO Bridge, and named Nový most from 1993 to 2012, is a road bridge over the Danube in Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia. It is the world's longest cable-stayed bridge to have one pylon and one cable-stayed..

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The Brunswick Centre

London, United Kingdom
by Patrick Hodgkinson

Brunswick centre was designed by Patrick Hodgkinson in the mid-1960s, based on studies by Leslie Martin as a mixed development with an open shopping precinct complete with cinema and residential accommodation above. Located in the heart of Georgian Bloomsbury, replacing rows of Georgian houses in..

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The Building Academy (Bauakademie) in Berlin, Germany, was a higher education school for the art of building to train master builders. It was built between 1832 and 1836 (later known as Schinkel's Bauakademie), is considered one of the forerunners of modern architecture due to its theretofore..

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This treeroom’s location was based on the idea of creating a platform high up on a sharp hillside overlooking the Lule River valley. You can reach the hut from here via a horizontal bridge among the trees. At the front of the bridge is a large wooden deck.

The bridge is a long and interesting..

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The Canopy

Paris, France
by Patrick Berger

The Canopy (La Canopée) is a structure built above the station Châtelet-Les-Halles and the Commercial Forum of the district of Les Halles in Paris. It is the realization of a sheltered public space. This volume is semi-excavated, half-raised and culminates at 14 m above the ground. The interior..

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Plečnik Parliament is the colloquial name of two designs for a building intended to house the legislature of the People's Republic of Slovenia within the second Yugoslavia. Formally known as the Slovene Acropolis and the Cathedral of Freedom, the two designs were proposed in 1947 by Slovenia's..

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The Palace of the Parliament (Romanian: Palatul Parlamentului) is the seat of the Parliament of Romania. Located on Dealul Arsenalului in central Bucharest (Sector 5), it is the largest administrative building in the world with a height of 84 m, an area of 365,000 m2 and a volume of 2,550,000 m3...

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The cemetery in Leopoldov

Leopoldov, Slovakia
by 2021

In Slovakia, not much attention is paid to cemeteries by architects and designers, except for some examples of historical cemeteries for soldiers killed in world wars. In Leopoldov there was put much attention and care to an average city cemetery for common people. The city needed its existing..

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The Church Army Chapel at Vanbrugh Park, Blackheath, Greater London, designed by Ernest Trevor Spashett, opened in 1965 by Princess Alexandra and consecrated by Michael Ramsay, is a locally listed building of outstanding architectural significance, and is notable for originally having had the..

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The Cloud

Vienna, Austria
by Coop Himmelb(l)au

The Cloud is an organism for living. Designed by Coop Himmelb(l)au in 1968, although the project was fully detailed, it remained in 'project' status.

The structure is mobile, the space can be modified. The building materials are air and dynamics. The Cloud places emphasis on technique as a..

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The Cockpit

River Fal, United Kingdom
by Team 4

The Cockpit is the first professional project of Team 4. Constructed between 1963 and 1964, it consists of a shelter. This Cockpit, situated on a peninsula overlooking the mouth of the River Fal is posed by the team as a true architectural object clearly organized, where integration is allied..

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The Commons

Melbourne, Australia
by Breathe Architecture

The Commons is a multi-residential apartment building located in Brunswick, Melbourne (roughly 7km from the CBD). The project was designed by local architect, Jeremy McLeod of Breathe Architecture.

[h]The Sustainable Elements[/h]

The project is made up of 24 apartment, 2 artist studios..

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The project is a community garden and community kitchen in the Nieuw West district of Amsterdam. A previously unused site at Lodewijk van Deysselstraat 61 becomes a community kitchen. The vegetable garden is located behind the kitchen in a former fenced-off 'look-only garden' (kijkgroen). The..

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The Coomaraswamy Twin Houses in Albert Crescent were built in 1970 and seemed to herald a new chapter in Minnette’s work. They marked the end of her mainstream career. The design was one of Minnette’s most accomplished and was a successful fusion of Corbusian modernism with traditional Sinhalese..

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The Cooperative Bank

Ljubljana, Slovenia
by Ivan Vurnik, ...

The building represents one of the best examples of national style in Slovenian architecture and it's decorated in the Slovenian national colors. Geometric ornaments in red, white and blue color represent the motives of Slovenian iconography: a stylized landscape of pine forests, wheat fields and..

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The Opera is located on the Dock Island in the harbour of Copenhagen - in the middle of the inner harbour that lets the audience perceive the fabulous view of the Copenhagen skyline. The Opera features two architectonic elements under an extensive roof: A light foyer building comprising an..

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This lookout point is part of the 117 km Pilgrim Road. Building in a remote place should generate an architecture able to age as if it were a natural element. So, we thought of a kind of hollowed stone, bent to rest calmly on the hillside, and whose only purpose is to offer shadows,..

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The Crossways Estate

London, United Kingdom
by John D. Hume, ...

The Crossways estate (also known as the Devons Estate) is a 1970s council estate in the Bow area of London. When completed, it was known locally as the 'Pride of Bow' with its three 25 storey tower blocks. The estate comprises of three tower blocks, towering 25 storeys over the local area, and..

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The Crystal Palace

London, United Kingdom
by Sir Joseph Paxton

The Great Exhibition was the first in the series of world's fair. It was an exhibition of culture and industry. It was organized by Henry Cole and Queen Victoria's husband Prince Albert. It took place in Hyde Park in London, from May to October 1851 and was housed within the famous Crystal Palace..

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Culture Territories exposes the potential of the unattractive but architecturally outstanding places and bring them back into local consciousness. They find places, perform cultural interventions in them and organize an event, such as concert or an exhibition which stand for a frame for their..

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The Dancing House

Prague, Czech Republic
by Frank Gehry

The Dancing House (Czech: Tančící dům) or Fred and Ginger is the nickname given to the Nationale-Nederlanden building in Prague, Czech Republic, at Rašínovo nábřeží (Rašín's riverbank). It was designed by the Croatian-Czech architect Vlado Milunić in co-operation with the renowned..

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The Diver

Berlin, Germany
by Guerilla Architects

The Diver – Restaurant Experience is a social experiment about strangers who get confronted with an unusual dinner experience. The dinners took place in vacant spaces and served a 4 course menu out of waste food. The event is an open platform to discuss about reversing forgotten resources in new..

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The Dixon Residence

Dripping Springs, USA
by Khair Zaman

According to BautexSystems.com

The Opportunity
Builder Khair Zaman of Z Works Design Build collaborated with the Dixon family from Dripping Springs, Texas to create their ‘forever’ home in the most sustainable fashion possible. The Dixons’ desire was to have a green home that would allow them..

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The Drawing Room

New York, USA
by Bika Rebek

Inaugurated during the opening weekend of the Met Breuer this furniture set is designed to be used for various drawing activities at the museum. Evoking the makeshift nature of construction sites and artist’s studios the furniture is constructed out plywood, and simply slotted together for quick..

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The Dry Toilet

Caracas, Venezuela
by Marjetica Potrč

The dry toilet project was the result of a six-month stay in Caracas, during which time Liyat Esakov and Marjetica Potrč researched the informal city under the auspices of the Caracas Case Project. A dry, ecologically safe toilet was built on the upper part of La Vega barrio, a district in the..

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Frustrated by the floundering American housing market, Revelations Architects developed the E.D.G.E.(Experimental Dwelling for a Greener Environment). This experimental minimalist structure aims to meet basic human needs while still providing a qualitatively rich life. William Yudchitz, the..

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In 1959, the Smithsons were commissioned to design a new headquarters for The Economist magazine in Piccadilly. Inspired by the narrow lanes and courts of the old City of London, they created an elegantly spacious pedestrian plaza as a trio of finely detailed towers, each built on a different..

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The Egg

Albany, USA
by Wallace Kirkman Harrison, ...

The Egg is a performing arts venue in Albany, New York.

The construction of The Egg began in 1966 and was completed twelve years later in 1978. The Egg was designed by Wallace Harrison for all the people of New York State and to accommodate many events and performances.

Architecturally, The..

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The Elastic City

St. Pölten, Austria
by BLOK

Austrian government‘s struggles with the accommodation of refugees is not a well kept secret anymore. Clearly, this kind of situation demands new strategies. We regard our responsibility as urban planners to at least contribute a proposal which not only discusses the quantitative, but more a..

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The Elrod House

Palm Springs, USA
by John Lautner

Known as “The Elrod House”, this John Lautner-designed five bedroom, five and a half bathroom residence was commissioned by designer Arthur Elrod in 1968 and has been featured in numerous books, magazines and museum exhibitions.

It is the iconic home perched at the very tip of the Southridge..

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Cooperative housing development with 23 homes
The houses are grouped around a green inner courtyard common to all in the manner of the village green or the “Common”, as it was once called. The houses are plain and simple in design, reticent in form and expression. Diversity is achieved by..

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