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Robin Hood Gardens is a council housing complex in Poplar, London designed in the late 1960s by architects Alison and Peter Smithson and completed in 1972. It was intended as an example of the 'streets in the sky' concept: social housing characterised by broad aerial walkways in long concrete..

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Makedonium

Kruševo, Macedonia
by Jordan Grabul, ...

Makedonium also known as Ilinden is a monument in Kruševo, built by Jordan Grabul and Iskra Grabuloska. It was officially opened on August 2 of 1974, on the 30th anniversary of the Second Session of the Anti-fascist Assembly for the National Liberation of Macedonia. It is dedicated to all the..

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House on the River

Mar del Plata, Argentina
by Amancio Williams

The house is one of few built architectures of Amancio Williams. He designed it few years after graduation for his father, Alberto Williams, a composer and conductor. The building is located in a two hectare property in the outskirts of the city of Mar del Plata. The property was crossed by a..

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In the late 1940’s a trapezoidal lot in the then underdeveloped Appio-Latino quartier in Rome was destined to architects Calini and Montuori to design the buildings. The residual space between the houses allowed enough room for a theater, and its study was entrusted to aging architect Adalberto..

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Toyokazu Watanabe designed this project influenced by Adolf Loos‘s Raumplan concept and the theory on the prominence of monuments and graves in architecture. He introduced the themes of the ziggurat and the mastabas on the top of his Nakano house, a direct reference to Loos’ project for the..

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In 1919 Louis Renault, a talented engineer and head of the « Société des Automobiles Renault» began to aquire the “Île Seguin“, an island in the river Seine in the southwest area of Paris. At first, this land was supposed to become a recreational area for the workers of the nearby Renault..

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Mannheim Multihalle

Mannheim, Germany
by Frei Otto

The multi-purpose hall built for the Federal Garden Show in Mannheim in 1975 is regarded as the world's largest wooden lattice shell construction. One of the most important facts about the Multihalle is the generation process of the pavilion, based on a Gridshell.

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