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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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The Mastaba

London, United Kingdom
by Jeanne Claude, ...

The artist and his late wife have been fascinated by trapezoid form of mastaba, found in the architecture of benches in Mesopotamian era and in the tombs of ancient Egyptian kings. They had originally planned to float one on Late Michigan back in 1967. In his first major work in the UK, Christo..

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Valley Curtain

Rifle, Colorado, USA
by Jeanne Claude, ...

For 28 months Christo and Jeanne-Claude worked with designers, builders, and students to create a partition of orange fabric hung between two mountains in Colorado, in a piece called Valley Curtain. It was 381 metres long and suspended at a height of 111 metres. Keeping the curtain in place..

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WHA Welingergasse

Vienna, Austria
by Mladen Jadrić

The strikingly differentiated structure of the building thematizes the openings of the facades. The views, which are the decisive criteria for the plastic structure, define the design of the facades. All apartments are designed as plugged, cross-ventilated apartments. High quality of living is..

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Green House

Austin, Texas, USA
by Mladen Jadrić

House in Austin meets the requirements of the American green architectural standards. It took over a year to design, and only eight months to build. The project came about through simulation of situations in which all the household members were involved. Instead of a one-sided indoor-outdoor..

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Werkbund Housing Vienna

Vienna, Austria
by Oswald Haerdtl, ...

The Werkbundsiedlung is an experimental housing scheme in the outskirts of Vienna originally constructed under the guidance of the architect Josef Frank between 1930 and 1932.

Founded in Germany in 1907 the Deutscher Werkbund, or German Work Federation, was an association of architects,..

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The house for a cycling community. It is no longer just a means of transport, but an attitude that includes environmental protection, health awareness and the freedom not to be bound to timetables. Anyone who has previously resisted riding a bicycle will, at the latest after visiting this house,..

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Along the 45° parallel from the Atlantic coast to the Black Sea, an itinerant survey on collective actions, heritage, and imaginaries that reinvent common space beyond identity and borders. Today, as “relationships have been converted to services and commons to commodities”, we are looking for..

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