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Piazza d'Italia

New Orleans, USA
by Charles Moore

The Piazza d'Italia is an urban public plaza located at Lafayette and Commerce Streets in downtown New Orleans, Louisiana. It is controlled by the Canal Street Development Corporation (CSDC), a subdivision of New Orleans city government. Completed in 1978 according to a design by noted postmodern..

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Villa Tugendhat

Brno, Czech Republic
by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, ...

Villa Tugendhat is considered a masterpiece, designed by the German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Built between the years 1928-1930 in Brno, in today's Czech Republic, for Fritz Tugendhat and his wife Greta, the villa soon became an icon of modern architecture.

It is a paradigmatic..

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The Black Villa Savoye

Canberra, Australia

The architect, Howard Ragatt of the firm Ashton Raggatt McDougall designed the building for AIATSIS. Controversy surrounds this building with the claim that part of the rear of the building is a copy of pioneer architect Le Corbusier's 1920's Villa Savoye. The building cost $13.7 million.

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House of Light

Bologna, Italy
by Duilio Damilano

La Maison de la Lumiere, literally the house of light, is a clear example of Duilio Damilano’s architectural poetics, focused on the light and the various transformations that the light produces on lines, colours and shapes in the designing path. The architect really believes in the importance of..

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Wedding Palace

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
by Polimeks

The Wedding Palace “Bagt Koshgi” (Palace of Happiness) was inaugurated in Ashgabat in the days of celebration of the 20th anniversary of Turkmenistan's independence. The Wedding Palace has already registered the first pairs of newlyweds. The building with original architecture was erected in the..

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The Bibliotheca Hertziana, research institutions for the history of Italian and Roman art, designed by Juan Navarro Baldeweg remodel an existing building, in the heart of old Rome, as new space and a working library. The design is an example of how to increase new spaces with a new volume into a..

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The Insitute for Hygenics and Microbiology was designed by the Berlin architects Fehling and Gogel.

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The Heliotrope is an environmentally friendly house designed by the German architect Rolf Disch who also designed the Sonnenschiff (Sun Ship). Three such houses exist in Germany, the first experimental version having been built in 1994 as the architect's home in Freiburg im Breisgau, while the..

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