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The Vidhan Bhavan is a huge building, covering an area of more than 32,000 sq. metres of built space. Seeing the form taken by the normal run of Government architecture, the Vidhan Bhawan could have degenerated into a lump of heavy dough perched on a hill. In point of fact..

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Christuskirche

Köln, Germany
by Klaus Hollenbeck

After the destruction of the Neo-Gothic Christ Church in the Belgian Quarter of Cologne, the tower and the magnificent vaulted cellar were restorated and a church hall was added, which is now need to repair.

The Christchurch has a great significance. It is a 100 years old community center and..

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The school Wonders of the Christian Brothers took the top of this hillside located in Madrid. Entered the 60s came the need to expand the school and the gym, charging Alejandro de la Sota performing the work. The architect went on deck to expand the schoolyard and emptied the hillside to create..

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Törten Estate

Dessau, Germany
by Hubert Hoffmann, ...

During the Weimar Republic in Germany (1919 - 1933) the shortage of affordable residential housing, made social housing one of the priorities of communal politics. The City of Dessau took advantage of the expertise of the Bauhaus which had previously moved to Dessau and commissioned the Bauhaus..

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London Bank in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires, Argentina
by Clorindo Testa

In 1959 a contest was held for a project at the invitation of the Headquarters of the Bank of London and South America. The land was located on a street corner in downtown Buenos Aires, where the financial activity was booming. The winning design was submitted by the team Clorindo Testa,..

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Siemensstadt

Berlin, Germany
by Otto Bartning, ...

The Siemensstadt residential estate was launched by the Berlin Senate in 1928. it was designed by a group of architects, namely Hans Scharoun, Walter Gropius, Otto Bartning and Rudolf Häring. Collectively they called themselves 'The Ring' (der Ring in German). Two further architects, Fred Forbat..

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Set between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean, Costa Rica might seem like the last country anyone would expect to find Brutalist architecture. Pre-fabricated concrete construction, however, allowed Central and South American architects to launch into the Modern world at low cost and on a grand..

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The Nobel Peace Center (Norwegian: Nobels Fredssenter) in Oslo, Norway, is a showcase for the Nobel Peace Prize and the ideals it represents. The Center is also an arena where culture and politics merge to promote involvement, debate and reflection around topics such as war, peace and conflict..

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