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Aires Mateus architects used only reclaimed timber to construct this pair of waterfront cabins in Grândola, Portugal. Named Cabanas no Rio, which translates as cabins on the river, the two rustic structures offer a rural retreat for a pair of inhabitants.

One hut contains a living area, with..

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Gucklhupf

Mondsee, Austria
by Hans Peter Wörndl

GucklHupf is an experimental multi-purpose structure designed for Mondsee’s summer festival. The 1993 theme was “The Stranger”, Worndl’s response was to create tension between opposed polarities such as the familiar and unknown, stasis and movement. Worndl designed a space that allowed its..

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Casa de Vidro

Sao Paulo, Brazil
by Lina Bo Bardi

Lina designed the “Glass House” for her and her husband in what was then the remnants of the Mata Atlantica, the original rain forest surrounding São Paulo.

The area is now the wealthy suburb of Morumbi but a more domesticated version of the rain forest has since re-established itself around..

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Central Hill Estate

London, United Kingdom
by Roger Westman, ...

Central Hill is a social housing estate in the London Borough of Lambeth. It was designed by Rosemary Stjernstedt, Roger Westman and the Lambeth Council planning department during the directorship of Ted Hollamby. It comprises more than 450 homes built in 1966-74 near the site of the former..

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Notre Dame du Haut

Ronchamp, France
by Le Corbusier

Notre Dame du Haut was designed by Franco-Swiss architect Le Corbusier, it is an example of twentieth-century religious architecture.
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Notre Dame du Haut was thought of as a more extreme design of Le Corbusier’s late style. Commissioned by the Association de l'Oeuvre Notre Dame du..

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The site we the school building was designed is located in the suburbs of the city of Barreiro. Rural areas are invaded by recent constructions intersecting gardens and plantations. Given the predominance of housing, without having been planned integration of other functions, this neighborhood is..

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The Monument to the Revolution was built in 1926 on the Central Cemetery Friedrichsfelde in Berlin in memory of the murdered Karl Liebknecht and Rosa Luxembourg, victims of the Reichstag riots of 1920. The building was demolished in 1935 by the Nazis and not restored after the end of the Second..

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The building is organised around a large cloister plateau located in the university campus, providing an outdoor area where small concerts are improvised.

To deal with the aggression of the acoustic environment, the building was studied to protect the school from noise due to its strong..

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