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Palazzetto dello Sport in Rome is a work of Annibale Vitellozzi projected in 1956 in collaboration with Pier Luigi Nervi, which was built between 1956 and 1957 for the 1960 Olympics. The project consisted of a circular system of 60 meters in diameter.

The cover is made of reinforced concrete..

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Otani’s design won the major competition, for which there were almost 200 entries. The building has an unusual hexagonal framework, resulting in few vertical walls or columns. The conference centre has a trapezoidal shaped base. The shape is repeated on different scales and thrusts throughout the..

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The Temple of Monte Grisa is a Roman-Catholic church north of the city of Trieste. Located at an altitude of 300 metres on the edge of the Karst Plateau it is a conspicuous landmark. It is overlooking both the former Austro-Hungarian neo-Classical port and the Adriatic Sea.

It was built at the..

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Hôtel du Lac

Tunis, Tunisia

Hôtel du Lac in Tunis was built in the 1960s by the Lake of Tunis. The ten-story building is unique with its distinctive architecture and concrete construction, an icon of brutalist architecture. By protruding each floor at both ends to a respective room width, this design concept resulted a..

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BH Electric Power Building

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
by Ivan Štraus

The building of the The Electrical Management (Elektroprivreda) Building in Sarajevo was designed in 1978 but was destroyed when the city of Sarajevo was under blockade and military siege from 1992 to 1995. The Siege of Sarajevo was the longest siege in the history of modern warfare, conducted by..

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Between 1932 and 1965 during Soviet rule, a picturesque retreat for the Writers’ Union of Armenia was built on the sprawling shore of Lake Sevan outside the nearby capital of Yerevan. The two buildings that form the Sevan Writers’ Resort—the guest house (1932-1935) and the lounge (1963-1965) were..

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Zvartnots International Airport is located near Zvartnots, 12 km west of Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia. It acts as the main international airport of Armenia and is Yerevan's main international transport hub. It is the busiest airport in the nation. The airport was built in 1961. An open..

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The Yerevan Metro is a rapid transit system that serves the capital of Armenia, Yerevan. The system was launched in 1981 and like most former Soviet Metros, its stations are very deep (20–70 meters underground) and intricately decorated with national motifs. The metro runs on a 13.4 kilometers..

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