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Wiener Festwochen, the annual six-week-long cultural festival of Vienna, commissioned the sculpture outside the festival center in the Stadtkino im Künstlerhaus. As with many of Vienna’s public spaces, this is a contested site: for years it has been defined by building-scale advertisements in..

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Wilhem Dieter's House was designed by Joseph Maria Olbrich in 1901 in Darmstadt, Germany. It a house within the Darmstadt Artists’ Colony.

[h]The Darmstadt Artists' colony[/h]
The artists’ colony was founded in 1899 by Ernest Ludwig, Grand Duke of Hesse. The goal was to develop modern and..

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Win-Win is a series of board games that play out climate risk scenarios. Win-Win models the impacts of sea level rise on real estate markets, social equity, and collective life. The games embody two kinds of ‘models’—economic and architectural—to serve as a new kind of decision-making tool for..

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Winery Casa da Torre

Louro - Vila Nova de Famalicao, Portugal
by Carlos Castanheira

The Winery of Casa da Torre already existed, as good wine was already being produced at the property. The will to produce more wine, better and in accordance with the new rules led to having to rethink the winery and inevitably to enlarge it. The siting and orientation are excellent. Half buried..

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Winter Badeschiff

Berlin, Germany
by Gilbert Wilk

The Winter-Badeschiff is a temporary construction which converts the Sommer-Badeschiff, a swimming pool floating in the river Spree into a sauna during the winter months. The Winter-Badeschiff has been opened for the first time in 2005. It is being dismantled at the end of every winter season to..

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Winter Cabin in Malalcahuello

Araucanía Region, Chile
by MC2 Arquitectos

Intended as a winter retreat with minimum dimensions, as a point of observation of nature. The refuge is a slightly inclined prism, oriented north and looking towards a small waterfall. A large window overlooking north presides. A series of smaller, strategically placed windows, allows..

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Wohnen mit scharf!

Vienna, Austria
by SUPERBLOCK

The site of the former train station Nordbahnhof in the second district is currently considered one of the largest inner-city development areas in Vienna.
During a housing developer competition in 2010 the project “Wohnen mit alles!” came to live. It originated from the cooperation between a..

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Wohnhof LiMa

Berlin, Germany
by Henk de Weijer, ...

Wohnhof Lima is a residential courtyard development at the corner plot of Lindenstrasse( 81–84 ) and Markgrafenstrasse (5–8), hence called the LiMa and was a part of the International Bauaustellung of 1984/87 IBA Berlin 1987. It was designed by Dutch architect Herman Hertzberger with architect

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Wohnpark Alt-Erlaa

Wien, Austria
by Franz Requat, ...

Wohnpark Alt-Erlaa (roughly translated this stands Park Residences Alt-Erlaa) was conceived as the largest non-municipal housing development in Austria in the late sixties as part of a new urban development area near the city limits. It also includes the urban housing development "Am Schöpfwerk"..

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Wohnprojekt Wien is the name of an association of private people founded 2009 sharing the dream of an new way of living together in the city: sustainable, collaborative and open minded. The result is a collaborative housing project for 67 adults and 25 children, finished end of 2013, situated..

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Wohnregal

Berlin, Germany
by Peter Stürzebecher, ...

The residential building at Admiralstrasse 16 is a new construction as part of the self built projects of the International Bauaustellung IBA Berlin 1987. Wohnregal or the "residential shelf" particularly stands out on Admiralstrasse due to its facade design in contrast to the surrounding..

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Wohnstadt Carl Legien

Berlin, Germany
by Bruno Taut

The so called Wohnstadt Carl Legien was built by Bruno Taut and Franz Hillinger in 1929 - 1930. The brief of the Berlin senate had called for a high-density residential development with five-storey buildings owing to the high cost of land, the estate being located near the city centre. The site..

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Wolfsburg Cultural Center

Wolfsburg, Germany
by Alvar Aalto

This structure in Wolfsburg, Germany designed by Alvar Aalto was originally conceived as a cultural center with four different functions: a public library, an institute for adult education (Volkshochschule), a youth center and a space for community events with terraces and lounges. On the ground..

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The conceptual master plan design for Wolkite university began by understanding the regional, local and university level opportunities that not only can make a great campus but also create leverage in the development of the whole region.

The university is a development initiator for the whole..

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The book "Women in Architecture | Contemporary architecture in Serbia since 1900" (Editor-in-chief: Milena Zindović), is the first publication on this topic in Serbia. The series of articles and interviews present a window into the work and lives of a number of successful women architects who..

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The women's centre, built in a suburb of Rufisque, offers facilities for the activities of the various organisations formed by the women. The idea and the spatial programme of the centre were born in co-operation with local women's groups. The building was carried out as an NGO project through..

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Wood Beach

Vinaròs, Spain
by Vicente Guallart

Vinaròs is a town on the Mediterranean coast of Spain, near the delta of the river Ebro, about halfway between Barcelona and Valencia. Its south shore is a succession of coves and promontories on a terrain composed of strata of easily fractured conglomerate rocks. The length of the coastline and..

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Wood House Auroville

Auroville, India
by Fabian Ostner

The wood House is a private residence of Auroville architect Fabian Ostner. The house was completed in 2013 and won the NDTV Design & Architecture Award for Climate Zone (Warm and Humid) in 2015. To go with the context the house is designed to have the least impact on the environment: it floats..

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The organically shaped pendant lights combine function with sculptural interest, supplying interiors with softly diffused light. Distinguished by the innovative use of natural materials the series, created together with Franc Vehovar, belongs among most timeless examples of Slovenian design.

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Woodland Cemetery

Stockholm, Sweden
by Gunnar Asplund, ...

The Woodland Cemetery in Enskede was built between 1919 and 1940 by Gunnar Asplund and Sigurd Lewerentz. On a ridge overgrown with pines they created a sacred landscape with several small chapels arranged to interact with the natural surroundings. It expresses on a large scale the design..

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WOODLAND ESTATE

Woodland, Utah, USA
by Highland Group

2019 UNLIMITED RESIDENTIAL 2ND RUNNER-UP

PROJECT STATISTICS

Location: Woodland, Utah
Type: Private Residence
Size: 7,640 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 5,775 sq. ft.
Cost: $4.8 million
Total Construction: 64 weeks
ICF Installation Time: 70 days


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Woods of Net

Hakone-Town, Japan
by Tezuka Architects

The new pavilion for the Hakone Open-Air Museum designed by Tezuka Architects is comprised of a structure entirely assembled with timber logs without any metal parts. Cutting-edge structural analysis has been employed to overcome the loads resistance variability that characterizes timber. The..

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The skyscraper was originally conceived by F. W. Woolworth, the founder of a brand of popular five-and-ten-cent stores, as a headquarters for his eponymous company. Woolworth planned the skyscraper jointly with the Irving National Exchange Bank, which also agreed to use the structure as its..

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The multi-purpose cultural center includes the cinema with wooden lining and the theater. The three-dimensional treatment of the entrance facade with vertical light gaps connects the green exterior and interior space. The external mosaics of Marijan Pregl emphasize the importance of the building.

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This workers’ club was constructed in 1927-1929 in an industrial area in Moscow for culture and entertainment purposes for the workers from the surrounding factories. The building is an ensemble consisting of an auditorium and different rooms for lecture and education.

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Workshop Siegen's distinctive form references the classic garage format with forecourt. The simple steel frame structure is fitted with fibreglass translucent panels to provide energy-efficient insulation and a softly diffused light inside, the latter feature facilitating productivity by creating..

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The World Trade Center is a complex of various buildings in Lower Manhattan, New York City, United States, replacing an earlier complex with the same name on the same site. The original World Trade Center was a complex of seven buildings. It featured landmark twin towers, which opened on April 4,..

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Wotruba Church

Vienna, Austria
by Fritz Wotruba, ...

The Wotruba Church was built between 1974 and 1976 according to plans by the Austrian artist and sculptor Fritz Wotruba. It consists of 152 naked blocks of concrete that are arranged in a seemingly loose way, opening gaps that are filled with glass and that allow light to enter the building.
The..

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Wozoco

Amsterdam, Netherlands
by MVRDV

This building was the first large complex realized by MVRDV. Commissioned by the Het Oosten Housing Association, Wozoco - built between 1994 and 1997 - is a building of 100 homes for the population over 55 years. It is located in Ookmeerweg street in Amsterdam-Osdorp, a garden city west of..

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Wrapped Coast

Sydney, Australia
by Jeanne Claude, ...

For ten weeks in the October of 1969, 1.5 miles of Australian coastline was wrapped in 92,900 square metres of erosion-control fabric, lashed to the cliffs with 35 miles of polypropylene rope. A team of 15 professional mountain climbers and 110 workers were lead by a retired major from the Army..

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This rustic cabin is designed as a summer work studio and campsite. It is sited at the edge of a field with the porch oriented west towards the view. The cabin is wider and taller in the living/working area, and it narrows down to the sleeping area. The glazing is increased on the southern..

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Between 1906–1908 began the construction of the Market-Hall designed by Richard Plüddemann. The stalls from the New Market and neighboring streets were supposed to be transferred, reinforced concrete was not universally used in the building industry yet. Only two years earlier in France and..

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Wukang Building

Shanghai, China
by László Hudec

The Wukang Building is a protected historic apartment building in the former French Concession area of Shanghai. It was designed by László Hudec and completed in 1924. It is located at the southern end of Wukang Road, on the corner with Middle Huaihai Road, in Shanghai's Xuhui District. It is in..

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X House

Barcelona, Spain
by Cadaval & Sola-Morales

The X House project aims to solve by the definition of a system, language, or even through a unique form, a number of inquiries that rise up when we read the specific given site: how to protect and give protagonism to an impressive pine, that is located on the top of the site, and that makes..

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Xanadu

Calpe, Spain
by Ricardo Bofill

Xanadú is an experimental prototype that reflects the theory of a garden city in space. Built as part of the La Manzanera development, which also houses the nearby La Muralla Roja, the project contains 18 apartments intended to be summer homes.

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The building began from the..

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XXS House

Ljubljana, Slovenia
by Tina Gregorič, ...

Extra Extra Small House is located in a specific old part of the centre of Ljubljana. The neighborhood called Krakovo has a structure of a historical village, which was in the Middle Ages supplying the nearby monastery with fresh food and is today highly protected historical area. The basic..

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Yachiyo

Hayama, Japan
by Atelier Tekuto

Yachiyo is the first project to be completed that is part of Atelier Tekuto's 'Relocation' project series. The building is situated 100 meters from the ocean in Hayama, Kanagawa prefecture. This is used as a secondary residence and temporary shop. The definition of Yachiyo in Japanese is 'a long..

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Yad Kennedy

Mateh Yehuda Regional Council, Israel
by David Resnick

Yad Kennedy (Hebrew: יד קנדי), located in the Mateh Yehuda Regional Council near Jerusalem, Israel, is a memorial to John F. Kennedy, President of the United States, who was assassinated in 1963.
The memorial, 60 feet high, is shaped like a felled tree trunk, symbolizing a life cut short. Inside..

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The Yale Art and Architecture Building (the "A&A Building") is one of the earliest and best known examples of Brutalist architecture in the United States. The building still houses Yale University's School of Architecture (it once also housed the School of Art) and is located in New Haven,..

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The Gallery's main building was built in 1953 and was among the very first designed by Louis Kahn, who taught architecture at Yale. A complete renovation, which returned many spaces to Kahn's original vision, was completed in December 2006 by Polshek Partnership Architects. The older Tuscan..

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Kenzo Tange further developed his ideas for expandable urban forms in 1966 when he designed the Yamanashi Broadcasting and Press Centre in Kōfu.

It was designed for three media companies: a newspaper printing plant, a radio station and a television studio. To allow for future expansion Tange..

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Yamanashi Fruit Museum

Sohara Kou, Yamanashi, Japan
by Itsuko Hasegawa

Itsuko Hasegawa designed the Fruit Museum in the Yamanashi Prefecture near Mount Fuji in Japan. It was completed in 1997. The three shell-shaped buildings symbolize the "fruits" of spiritual sensuality, intelligence and lust.

As an expression of contextual ecology, white light shines through..

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The Yanda Residence was built by Architect, Albert J. Yanda for himself and his wife. The structure, built of steel, sits on what was considered for years to be an unbuildable lot. His creative response to the site is an introverted façade to the street and a soaring glass filled structure to the..

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A lot of people want to have a home near the beach to stay away from the troublesome living near the city. If you want to love a peaceful life together with your family, you must opt for home near the beach. There are lots of modern design beach houses nowadays.

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Yas Hotel

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
by Asymptote Architecture

Designed by Asymptote, the Abu Dhabi’s Yas Hotel is part of the 36-billion-dollar Yas Marina development and accompanying Formula 1 raceway circuit. The project is scheduled to open in October 2009. Sited on 85,000-square-meter complex, this hotel has 500 room and 5,800 pivoting diamond-shaped..

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Yekaterinburg Circus

Yekaterinburg, Russia
by Yulian L. Shvartsbreim, ...

Yekaterinburg Circus is a circus building for 2600 spectators in Yekaterinburg. Yeaterinburg circus has a lattice steel dome with a distinctive shape, which makes one of the Yekaterinburg's landmarks. The circus was built in 1980 on the right bank of Iset river.

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Yellow Heart

Vienna, Austria
by Haus-Rucker-Co

Yellow Heart was an experimental project designed by Haus-Rucker-Co in 1968. The concept evolved from the idea that a concentrated experience of space could offer a direct shift in consciousness. This led to the design and construction of a pneumatic space capsule, the 'Yellow Heart'.
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The tree house concept is reminiscent of childhood dreams and playtime, fairy stories of sorcery and imagination. This is inspired by many forms found in nature-the chrysalis that protects the butterfly emerges, perhaps an onion which has taken this form hung to dry. It can also be seen as a..

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Yerevan Cascade

Yerevan, Armenia
by Jim Torosyan

Yerevan Cascade is a 302-meter long and 50-meter wide longitudinal complex that covers an area of 13 hectares. It is an architectural heritage dating from Soviet Armenia which connects Yerevan's city center with a hilltop Victory Park. Its north-south orientation makes the complex a part of the..

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Yerevan Circus

Yerevan, Armenia

The Yerevan Circus was built in 1962.
During a period of two years, the Yerevan Circus will be closed for a total renovation and reconstruction work. The plan is to renovate the circus building, to install modern ventilation and heating systems and to build a separate housing for the..

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