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The main focus of this design is the connection between the long tradition of the building of Sofiensäle and modern, contemporary architecture.

The Room is café, bar, restaurant and club in one location. The day design offers bright colors and a cozy feel-good atmosphere for breakfast, brunch,..

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The Rotunda Building at O’Hare International Airport is a jet-age relic from the airport’s earliest days. It has remained largely intact for almost half a century while most of the original airport has been reconstructed or dramatically remodeled to the point of being unrecognizable.

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The Round House

Wilton, Connecticut, USA
by Philip Johnson

The Round House in Wilton, Connecticut was designed by the well-known architect Richard T. Foster, assisted by Philip Johnson in 1967 and became his own house.

Floating 12 feet off the ground and 72 feet in diameter, the Round House is walled in glass, covered over and under with cedar..

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The Royal Palace of Mamaia

Mamaia, Romania
by Mario Stoppa, ...

On a trip to the seaside in 1920, Queen Mary of Romania fell in love with the beautiful beach of Mamaia and commissioned a villa so she could spend her summers there. The construction for the Royal Palace of Mamaia began in 1923 and was completed in 1926. The Neo-Romanian style villa was designed..

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The Royal Villa of Durrës, commonly known as Zog's Villa of Durrës, is a historical building in the city of Durrës, Albania. It served as the summer residence of King Zog. The fashionably styled building has survived as a symbol of the monarchy for the city and country. The villa was a gift to..

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The project is located in Puerto Cancún and includes a golf course, hotels, condominiums, shopping mall, timeshares and spaces for retail business. From the building, we can enjoy the wonderful view of the Caribbean Sea, of the Nichupte Lagoon or of the city of Cancún.

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The Scala Cinema

Bangok, Thailand
by Jira Silpkanok

The Scala Theatre is located in Siam Square, Bangok of which the area is owned by Chulalongkorn University. The private company has rented this area for development since 1962. It was a thousand-seat movie theater named after the Teatro alla Scala, Milan's opera house. Scala opened on 31 December..

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Architecture without clients, the 'no-home' condition and life as a perpetual tourist. We live in the age of touristic reproduction where everybody is an eternal tourist on never ending journey. Living and travelling has become synonymous, the world has turned into a museum, therefore people..

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The Second Girls High School (today Electro-technical High School Nikola Tesla) in Belgrade was constructed in 1933, in place of the Girls College and the building of the State Council, in Queen Natalia Street. Milica Krstić has attended this high school herself. The construction took only 8..

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Between the late 1940s and early 1960s, de Silva designed and built dozens of homes, including her most Corbusiean structure, the Senanayake flats at Gregory’s Road in Colombo. This whitewashed building still stands, its modern exterior softened by the shrubs and trees she had planted in..

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The Shard

London, United Kingdom
by Renzo Piano

The Shard and formerly London Bridge Tower is a 95-storey skyscraper in Southwark, that forms part of the London Bridge Quarter development. The Shard is with 309,7 m the tallest building in the United Kingdom, the tallest building in the European Union, the fourth-tallest building in Europe and..

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The Sign of the Future

Graz, Vienna, Klagenfurt, Salzburg, Austria
by Mladen Jadrić

Each segment in the future represents a new intersection - it is always a new challenge to choose the right path. The Sign of the Future, "Sarajevo Crossing" was built in 1995 with the help of the House of Architecture and was a clear signal against war and destruction. The installation was..

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This song is just one of the components of a multimedia project/exhibition (installation, performance, music, video) dedicated to sexually abused women from the last war in Kosovo 1999. The song and the whole project focuses and treats silence as the only condition of these women living in..

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The new SOS Education and Meeting Centre is an open house that offers localized activities to the social environment of Moabit. As a communications platform aimed at developing social awareness through the direct, hands-on integration of experts, politicians and the general public, its influence..

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The Soweto Project - Ubuntu Park

Johannesburg, South Africa
by Marjetica Potrč

The Soweto Project developed over the course of two months in early
2014 at two locations in Soweto – Orlando East and Noordgesig. In
Orlando East, the local residents and we turned a former public space
that had been used as a dumping ground into a community-organized
public space called..

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The State Circus in Chisinau

Chisinau, Moldavia
by Ala Kirichenko, ...

The Chisinau Circus was built in 1981 by Ala Kirichenko and Simion Shoyhet. The Chisinau State Circus was officially opened in 1981 and was, at the time, a top circus entertainment venue with state-of-the-art equipment and spaces for rehearsals, animals, and veterinarians. It had a capacity of..

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The installation repositions the facade between architecture and city as the surface of a quasi-object. This new type of object engages the street, the city's prevalent compositional device, but also strategically disengages from it. Conventionally, building a street façade usually implies: that..

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The Swiss Pavillon

Paris, France
by Pierre Jeanneret, ...

The Swiss Pavillon designed by Le Corbusier between 1930–31 is located at the Cité Internationale Universitaire, in Paris. The building was designed to house the Swiss students at the Cité Internationale Universitaire in Paris. It consists of a single story part and a four-story slab building on..

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"Possessions reminded him that he existed, and made him enjoy his existence. It was as simple as that. And wasn’t that worth something? He existed. Not many people in the world knew how to, even if they had the money. It really didn’t take money, masses of money, it took a certain security." Add to a collection

The Tate Modern

London, United Kingdom
by Herzog & de Meuron

London’s Bankside Power Station stood disused from 1981 until 2000, when it opened to the public as The Tate Modern. Herzog & de Meuron approached the conversion with a relatively light hand, creating a contemporary public space without diminishing the building’s historical presence. The..

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The 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 organized by the City Council in 1956. He delivered the project to his collaborator, the young architect Álvaro Siza. With this work Siza emphasizes the way initiated by Távora, to combine..

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The Telephone Palace

Cluj Napoca, Romania
by Mihaela Lozovanu

The Telephone Palace is located in the historical city center of Cluj-Napoca, north of George Baritiu street and south of Octavian Petrovici street. Phase one of the building unit was completed in 1969, and as planned by the architect Vasile Mitrea, it consists of basement, ground level and three..

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The main characteristic of Tirana’s city center is its monumentality, with administrative and cultural buildings as well as public institutions concentrated along the main boulevard. In 1985, a pyramid building was erected on a former park, today known as Pyramid Square. The pyramid was..

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The Tower of Shadows

Chandigarh, India
by Le Corbusier

Designed to study the solar movement, this building served to Le Corbusier to support his thesis that "it is possible to control the sunlight in the 4 corners of a building, play with it even in a hot country and finally obtain low temperatures" .

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The treehouse

Hechtel-Eksel, Belgium
by Baumraum

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The Triple Bridge

Ljubljana, Slovenia
by Jože Plečnik

The Triple Bridge is a group of three bridges across the Ljubljanica river. It connects the Ljubljana's historical, medieval, town on one bank, and the modern city of Ljubljana, on the other. The central bridge is partly built from Glinica limestone. Other parts are built from concrete. The..

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The tunnel, the ladder, the platform. L-shaped piece with a setback in joining of the two bodies that compose it. Three elements are distinguished: ladder, internal hollow and flat surfaces. Its geometry, as well as its hybrid multi-functional object condition, offer a versatility of..

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By the early 1800s had Joseph-Jacques Ramée already established a reputation as a skilled designer of landscapes combined with houses and other kinds of buildings. New York State land speculator David Parish, for whose father Ramée had designed an estate in Hamburg, Germany, persuaded Ramée to..

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The Urban Scanners

Aarhus, Denmark
by Anja Humljan

The Urban Scanners is a participatory sensory-oriented method for analyzing space reinforcing individual’s spatial sensuousness. It seeks a new, engaged role for architecture as a pragmatic, intellectual discipline, whose primary function is not just to provide shape, but to interpret the..

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The Urban Yoga Photos are metaphors for the way our bodies identify and respond to the space around us: while moving through space we subconsciously measure and mimic the space with our whole body and all of our senses at once. Photo series are raising the awareness about the importance of..

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The Urban Yoga Platform

Ljubljana, Slovenia
by Anja Humljan

The Urban Yoga is an independent research platform exploring space through the body, focusing on our connection to space, which humans forge with the measure, movement, gesture, and rituals of our bodies. The Urban Yoga is using the contemplation of space through the human body in exploring..

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“Mexico City appears to form itself, from its origin and destiny, to the miracle of Quetzalcoatl that served men. Each stage in history is forged, kneaded with the vestiges of the previous stage and the sacrifice of the generation that raises it.” - Salvador Novo

Mexico’s city downtown area..

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The Valley Resort

Changping, China
by WAA

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The Villa

Hoogvliet, Netherlands
by FAT Architecture

The Villa is a community building which sits at the heart of the Heerlijkheid park designed by Fat Architecture in the town of Hoogvliet in the Netherlands. The building contains a multi-use hall, offices, and a cafe. It's design is intended to create a 21st century civic architecture for 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 Waterhouse Hotel at South Bund was designed by neri & hu design research office (NHDRO) using an existing but disused 1930s Japanese army headquarters.

The traditional Shanghai nong-tang or “lane-house” was the driving concept but incorporating a 21st-century update in the form of a..

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The watermill

Luzern, Switzerland
by Diego Sologuren

A white cross rotates with the water, transforms the movement through an alternator into electricity and offers a power plug at the other side of the wall. The sculpture generates a minimal architectonic function, it creates, within an impersonal transit way, a punctual space for use, detention,..

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The Wedge

Frederiksberg, Denmark
by Lundgaard & Tranberg

Located at the green area of the campus of the Copenhagen Business School between Frederiksberg Centre and Nordre Fasanvej, you find Kilen faculty building. Kilen also called " the Wedge" was designed by Boje Lundgaard & Lene Tranberg Architects. It consists of an atrium with five upper open..

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The Woloszczuk House

London, United Kingdom
by Ralf Pflugfelder

Symbiosis of English Tudor style & Neoclassicism - Efficiency and styles from Germany

In 2019, the Woloszczuk House from London won the Build it Award. The architect, Ralf Pflugfelder from Germany, based his design on the English Tudor style and the striking forms of neo-classicism, which are..

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The Wooden Box House

Linköping, Sweden
by Spridd

Vallastaden 2017 is a housing expo presenting new ideas for future housing in Linköping Sweden. With the project “The Wooden Box House”, the Swedish architecture office Spridd provides an answer to a number of challenges in today’s building industry. The request to build sound and economically..

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The World Islands

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
by Creative Kingdom Dubai

The World Islands (جزر العالم) is an artificial archipelago of various small islands constructed in the rough shape of a world map, located in the waters of the Persian Gulf, 4.0 kilometres off the coast of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

[h]Development[/h]
The World islands are composed mainly..

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The World Theater

Venice, Italy
by Aldo Rossi

Il Teatro del Mondo was built by Aldo Rossi for the Theater and Architecture” sections of the 1980 Venice Biennale, in conjunction with the exhibition Venice and the scenic space. Anchored at the Punta della Dogana, this ephemeral floating theater then sailed across the Adriatic to what was..

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The Zuyev (also: Zuev) Workers’ Club in Moscow is a prominent work of constructivist architecture. Designed by Ilya Golosov in 1926 and completed in 1928, it housed various facilities to educate and entertain Moscow workers in line with the revolution.

The composition of this building is based..

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[h]A location that speaks volumes[/h]
Some years ago, the site in question was opened up towards the Leonhardstraße to create an urban ensemble consisting of three buildings belonging to the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz – Palais Meran, mumuth (House of Music and Music Drama) and..

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Theatre in Nova Gorica

Nova Gorica, Slovenia
by Vojteh Ravnikar

The building of the theatre closes the front facade of the central Nova Gorica market established by the neoclassical building of the municipal assembly architect Vinko Glanz (1947). The motif on the front of the pillar relates to the arcade hall of the municipal assembly. Colonnade façade..

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The three bedroom house and atelier for the artist Theodotos Kanthos is considered to be one of the first examples of buildings in Cyprus that incorporated the values and overall principals of Modern Architecture such as the use of pilots, no ornamentation, the clear distinction between..

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Thermal Baths Vals

Vals, Switzerland
by Peter Zumthor

Vals is a remote alpine village in the canton of Graubünden, which has recently become well known all over Switzerland and to some extent the rest of the world - it went through the Bilbao effect before Bilbao.

During the early 1980s the community of Vals bought a bankrupt hotel consisting of..

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Thermana Wellness Laško

Laško, Slovenia
by Elastik

The Laško wellness Park is located in the midst of a quiet park beside the River Savinja. The unique glass dome multiplies sun beams for magic moments. Indoor and outdoor pools of the thermal center represent 2,200 m2 of water surfaces and a sauna center. The new 4* hotel has 195 modern and..

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Thermometer House

Tel Aviv, Israel
by Yehuda Lulka

This unconventional building is known as the ‘Thermometer House’ because of the harsh vertical lines of diagonal, slatted windows running down its entire four-story length. It is less stout and massive than other Tel Aviv-Bauhaus buildings of the time, more streamlined and airy. Though this..

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