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Since the end of World War II the Free University has occupied a central role in the intellectual life of Berlin. As one of the city's most symbolically important institutions, its foundation marked the rebirth of liberal education there after the war. Today, with more than 39,000 students, it is..

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Linnahall

Tallinn, Estonia
by Riina Altmäe, ...

Linnahall was built as a concert and sports venue with a 5000-seat amphitheatre and a 3000-seat ice hall in Tallinn, Estonia. It is situated on the waterfront near the harbour, just beyond the walls of the Old Town. It was designed by Raine Karp and Riina Altmäe as V. I. Lenin Palace of Culture..

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The Kimbell Art Museum’s original building, designed by Louis Kahn and opened to the public for the first time in 1972, has become a mecca of modern architecture. With the addition to the site of a second building, designed by Renzo Piano and scheduled to open in 2013, the Kimbell Art Foundation..

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Byker Wall

Newcastle, United Kingdom
by Ralph Erskine

Byker Wall is the name given to a long unbroken block of 620 maisonettes in the Byker district of Newcastle upon Tyne, England. It is a part of the Byker Estate which was built between 1969 and 1982 by the late architect Ralph Erskine assisted by Vernon Gracie. It covers an area of approximately..

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Komitas Chamber Music House is a concert hall in Yerevan, Armenia, located on Isahakyan street at the Circular Park of Kentron district. It was designed by artist Stepan Kyurkchyan and constrcuted by engineer Eduard Khzmalyan.

The music hall was opened in October 1977. It is listed among the..

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Kindergarten Bijelo Polje

Bijelo Polje, Montenegro
by Rifat Alihodžić, ...

Reason for a diagonal brace

Diagonal brace, domineering two sides of the cube, was made for a reason and so it became a dominating element of a building structure. It is because the kindergarten, consisting of basement+ground floor+one floor, should be located near the existing building,..

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Balfron Tower

London, United Kingdom
by Ernő Goldfinger

Balfron Tower was designed by architect Ernő Goldfinger and, like the nearby Robin Hood Gardens and Goldfinger's later similar but more famous Trellick Tower in west London, is associated with the Brutalist style of 1960s architecture.
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Balfron Tower is 84 metres high and contains..

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Hotel Ukraina

Moscow, Russia
by Arkady Mordvinov, ...

Radisson Royal Hotel, Moscow is a five-star luxury hotel in Moscow city centre, on a bend of the Moskva River, managed by the Rezidor Hotel Group.

Radisson Royal Hotel, Moscow, originally built in 1953 as Hotel Ukraina by Arkady Mordvinov and Vyacheslav Oltarzhevsky (leading Soviet expert on..

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